A Classification of American Wealth
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Page entitled : George D. Widener jr and Eleanor Dixon

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How George D. Widener jr was most active in his generation but died childless, leaving his fortune to Fitz Eugene Dixon jr, the son of Eleanor Widener Dixon.

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George D. Widener jr, also married a divorcee. Jessie (Sloane) Dodge was the daughter of Henry T. Sloane, a multi-millionaire heir to a dynasty of famous New York City carpet merchants, who also had ties to the Vanderbilt family. Her first husband, William Earl Dodge (IV), was the equally blue-blooded great-grandson of a founder of Phelps-Dodge Corporation. ...


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