HARKNESS, CHARLES
CHARLES HARKNESS. was a son of early Standard Oil investor Stephen Vanderburg Harkness. He studied and practiced law, before joining Standard Oil, where he was active in management and as a director, one of the few scions of the founding families to do so. C.W. Harkness also invested heavily in railroads and was a director in the Southern Pacific, the Chicago Milwaukee & St.Paul and the Baltimore & Ohio railroads. Charles William Harkness married Mary Warden, heiress to another Standard Oil fortune, but they had no children. He managed the family's money until his early death in 1916.

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Baltimore And Ohio Issued To Charles Harkness

 HARKNESS, CHARLES
1901, Maryland & Ohio. B & O Stock certificate for 100 shares of the Baltimore and Ohio issued to and signed by “Chas. W. Harkness” on verso. Green borders and under printing. Top left engraving of a 4-4-0 locomotive moving down the tracks at full throttle. Stamp and punch cancelled, though not affecting the dark autograph in any way. Fine condition.
Catalog: # SB-2791
State: Maryland
Topic: Famous People on Stocks and Bonds
Price: $245.00