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Wharton, Joseph

Joseph Wharton (March 3, 1826 – January 11, 1909) was an American industrialist. He was involved in mining, manufacturing and education. He founded the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, co-founded the Bethlehem Steel company, and was one of the founders of Swarthmore College (Wikipedia).

Author of Suggestions concerning the small money of the United States of America (1868).

 



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    Suggestions concerning the small money of the United States of America 1868

    Suggestions concerning the small money of the United States of America

    Pamphlet arguing for the the issue of nickel in the manufacture of small-denomination coins. See also https://coinweek.com/us-coins/coinweek-iq-nickel-joseph-wharton-and-us-coinage/ (link valid as of 8/2019).

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