Harry Frank GUGGENHEIM

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Industrialist, Businessman

AmericanBorn Harry Frank GUGGENHEIM

American businessman, diplomat, publisher, philanthropist, aviator, and horseman

Born on August 23, 1890 in West End, New Jersey, USA , United States

Died on January 22, 1971 in New York City, New York, USA

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He was born in West End, New Jersey to Florence Shloss and Daniel Guggenheim. He graduated in 1907 from the Columbia Grammar School in Manhattan, and then he attended the Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University. He later left Yale and served a three-year apprenticeship at the American Smelting and Refining Company in Mexico. The company was owned by the Guggenheim family. He resumed his education in 1910 at England's Pembroke College at the Cambridge University. He earned his B.A. and an M.A. from Cambridge, both in 1913.



In 1917 he bought a Curtiss flying boat and moved to Manhasset, New York. In September 1917 he joined the United States Navy Reserve and served overseas in France, England and Italy during World War I.

...   He was born in West End, New Jersey to Florence Shloss and Daniel Guggenheim. He graduated in 1907 from the Columbia Grammar School in Manhattan, and then he attended the Sheffield Scientific School of Yale University. He later left Yale and served a three-year apprenticeship at the American Smelting and Refining Company in Mexico. The company was owned by the Guggenheim family. He resumed his education in 1910 at England's Pembroke College at the Cambridge University. He earned his B.A. and an M.A. from Cambridge, both in 1913.



In 1917 he bought a Curtiss flying boat and moved to Manhasset, New York. In September 1917 he joined the United States Navy Reserve and served overseas in France, England and Italy during World War I.



In 1924, his parents established the Daniel and Florence Guggenheim Foundation and he was made a director and later president. He sponsored Robert H. Goddard's private research into liquid fuel rocketry and space flight.



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