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Joseph Henry Grant

Joseph Henry Grant

Male 1931 - 2010  (78 years)

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  • Name Joseph Henry Grant 
    Born 23 Sep 1931  Jefferson, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 2 Apr 2010  Saint Louis, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I18699  Yatesville History & Genealogy
    Last Modified 24 Jun 2012 

    Father Ralph O. Grant,   b. 1 Dec 1903, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jan 1991, Jefferson, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Mother Beulah M Denbo,   b. 1 Jul 1903, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1981, Crawford, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Family ID F1376  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • GRANT, JOSEPH HENRY, of Louisville, KY, born September 23rd, 1931, passed away Friday, April 2, 2010. Joseph Grant received his BA in Economics and his MBA in Marketing from Indiana University. He served in the United States Army from 1955 through 1957. Professor Grant taught for the College of Business at the University of Louisville for 26 years, retiring in 1992. He was a member of the American Economic Association. Professor Grant's philanthropic interests followed his love for the arts and nature. His generosity included support of Public Radio, the Kentucky Opera, the Louisville Zoo, and Hearts 4 Kenya. Joe is preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Beulah Grant. He is survived by his paternal first cousin, Rita Purlee, and her sons Kevin (Lisa) and Brian Purlee (Suzanne), and their families. A Celebration of Life is planned from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the University Club, on the Campus of the University of Louisville. For memorial donations contact the Louisville Zoo Development Office at 502.238.5614 regarding the Joseph H. Grant Botanical Endowment. www.louisvillezoo.org