Martin A Ryerson

  • American


Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1897/00/00 Mr and Mrs Martin A Ryerson purchase the Bonnie Brae estate on Lake Geneva. Home Bonnie Brae Linn
1905/00/00 As a member of the "tree committee" for the Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay, Ryerson is instrumental in obtaining the services of the Olmsted Brothers landscape firm to design the observatory grounds. Member Yerkes Observatory Williams Bay
1932/08/11 Ryerson dies in his lakeside home at the age of 75. Upon his death, his entire estate was dissolved. Died Bonnie Brae Linn
1933/00/00 Martin A Ryerson wills his art collection to the Art Institute of Chicago. Benefactor Art Institute of Chicago Chicago
1933/00/00 Ryerson will leaves $6 million to be divided equally among the Art Institute, Field Museum and University of Chicago. Ryerson and his wife, Carrie, agreed that one-tenth of the estate would go to her and the rest to charity. Benefactor Field Museum of Natural History Chicago
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