Henry Flagler

Henry Flagler

Born: January 2, 1830

Died: May 20, 1913

Nationality: American

Occupation: Businessman

Biography: Henry Morrison Flagler was an American tycoon, real estate promoter, railroad developer and partner of John D. Rockefeller in Standard Oil. He was a key figure in the development of the eastern coast of Florida along the Atlantic Ocean and was founder of what became the Florida East Coast Railway. He is known as the father of Miami, Florida and also founded Palm Beach, Florida.