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John Borland Finlay, Loughgiel, co. Antrim, north of Ireland
Posted by: Linde Lunney (ID *****2330) Date: October 16, 2010 at 13:56:49
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Anyone know what family this man belonged to? He came from Moneyneagh, Loughgiel. He became a Reformed Presbyterian minister in America,, but also was a banker and mining company executive. He financed raising an infantry regiment in the Civil War. He was a well known public figure in Pennsylvania and supported universities. He married an heiress, and his daughter married a Lord Adoplhus Linton. He died 1897 in a cable car accident(?)


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