Minturn, Robert Brone
Minturn, Robert Brone "an American philanthropist, who was born in New York City November 16, 1805, and with a good preparatory education entered business and became a successful merchant, deserves a place here as one of the founders of the celebrated St. Luke's Hospital, one of the noblest of New York charities. Minturn also labored for the poor and the sick in many other ways, and his name deserves to be remembered in Christian society. He was one of the first commissioners of emigration, and an originator of the association for improving the condition of the poor. He died January 9, 1866.