Daniel J. Terra

Businessperson, Organization founder

1911 – 1996

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Who was Daniel J. Terra?

Daniel J. Terra was a scientist, businessman, and art collector. A first-generation Italian-American, Terra earned a chemical engineering degree from Pennsylvania State University in 1931, and founded Lawter Chemicals in Chicago in 1940. The success of his global enterprise enabled him to pursue his cultural interests, assembling an art collection and participating in several Chicago arts institutions.

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Born
Jun 8, 1911
Philadelphia
Also known as
  • Daniel Terra
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Pennsylvania State University
Died
Jun 28, 1996
Washington, D.C.

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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