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John Drake

John Drake

American developer of hotels in Chicago
John Drake
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Intro American developer of hotels in Chicago
A.K.A. John Burroughs Drake
Was Businessperson
From United States of America
Type Business
Gender male
Birth 1872
Death 1964, Tampa, USA (aged 92 years)
Family
Father: John Drake (1826–1895)
Siblings: Tracy Drake
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Biography

John Burroughs Drake (1872–1964) and his brother Tracy Drake were the developers and proprietors of the Blackstone Hotel and Drake Hotel.

The brothers acquired the property for the Drake Hotel from the estate of Potter Palmer in 1916 after he gave up on the idea of building a hotel himself.  He died in 1964 in Tampa, Florida.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 31 May 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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