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Charles Hosmer Morse

Charles Hosmer Morse

American businessman
Charles Hosmer Morse
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Intro American businessman
Was Businessperson
From United States of America
Type Business
Gender male
Birth 23 September 1833
Death 5 May 1921 (aged 87 years)
Star sign Libra
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Biography

Charles Hosmer Morse (September 23, 1833 – May 5, 1921) was an American businessman and philanthropist. Morse was born at St. Johnsbury, Vermont. He graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy in 1850. Shortly after graduation he joined his uncle, Zelotus Hosmer, in the Boston office of E. & T. Fairbanks, marketing platform scales. He was promoted to the New York office, and then to Chicago, eventually establishing a branch that would go on to be known as Fairbanks-Morse corporation. He was also an early resident of and influential figure in the city of Winter Park, Florida.

Morse was a prominent developer in Chicago, for whom Morse Avenue in far-north Rogers Park takes its name.

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