1828-1908Briton, industrialist and philanthropist who came to Cleveland in 1848. Formed the Cleveland Provision Company in 1875, Cleveland's largest meat packer. Pioneered meat shipping using refrigerated cars. Built the Rose Building, E. 9th and Prospect, in 1900. An incorporator of Case School of Applied Science and a vestryman at St. Paul's Episcopal Church. At his death, his primary bequest of $3 million established the Benjamin Rose Institute to care for the elderly poor.
|Placed By||Lake View Cemetery|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 10:07am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 450959 N 4595803|
|Decimal Degrees||41.51236667, -81.58768333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 41° 30.742', W 81° 35.261'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||41° 30' 44.52" N, 81° 35' 15.66" W|
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|Area Code(s)||216, 440|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 12300 Mayfield Rd, Cleveland Heights OH 44106, US|
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