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  Henry Shaw dies
Category:  Cultural Life
Brief Description:  Henry Shaw was one of the wealthiest people in St. Louis during the 19th century. Upon his retirement, he used his time to develop a botanical garden in St. Louis modeled after the world-famous Kew Garden in England. He also donated Tower Grove Park to the city. Upon his death in 1889, his will endowed the Missouri Botanical Garden as a public institution.
Year:  1889
Decade:  1880 - 1889
Beginning Date:    1889
Ending Date:     Aug. 25, 1889



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