Irving T. Bush

Businessperson, Author

1869 – 1948

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Who was Irving T. Bush?

Irving T. Bush was an American businessman. His father was the wealthy industrialist, oil refinery owner, and yachtsman Rufus T. Bush. As founder of the Bush Terminal Company, Irving T. Bush was responsible for the construction of the massive Bush Terminal transportation, warehousing, and manufacturing facility in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, New York City which employed more than 25,000 people within its boundaries. Bush also commissioned Manhattan's landmark Bush Tower skyscraper on 42nd Street next to Times Square and funded the construction of Bush House in London. A prolific author, his life and works attracted attention from the national press, influential figures, and major publishers and journalists.

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Born
Jul 12, 1869
Ridgeway Township
Also known as
  • Irving Bush
  • Irving T Bush
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Nationality
  • United States of America
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Lived in
  • Michigan
Died
Oct 21, 1948
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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