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Rhoads family papers


Held at: Friends Historical Library of Swarthmore College [Contact Us]500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

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J. Edgar Rhoads was a birthright Quaker. The son of Joseph and Harriet Rhoads, and the grandson of Johathan Evans Rhoads, he was born in 1883. In 1909 he married Edith Chambers. He ran the family tanning business, J. E. Rhoads & Sons, and was an active member of Wilmington (De.) Monthly Meeting of Friends. He died in 1981.

Source of acquisition--Jack Sutters. Method of acquisition--Gift of; Date of acquisition--1989.

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