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Charles Lewis Tiffany

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Charles Lewis Tiffany
Born(1812-02-15)February 15, 1812
Killingly, Connecticut, United States
DiedFebruary 18, 1902(1902-02-18) (aged 90)
Yonkers, New York, United States
Resting placeGreen-Wood Cemetery
CitizenshipUnited States
SpouseHarriet Olivia Avery Young (1817-1897)
ChildrenCharles Lewis Tiffany Jr. (1842-1847)
Annie Olivia Tiffany Mitchell (1844-1937)
Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848-1933)
Louise Harriet Tiffany (1856-1937)
Henry Charles Tiffany (1858-1859)
Burnett Young Tiffany (1860-1945)

Charles Lewis Tiffany (February 15, 1812 – February 18, 1902) was an American jewelry designer. He was a leader in the nineteenth century American jewelry trade. He founded New York City's Tiffany & Co. in 1837. He helped introduced the English standard of sterling silver in imported jewelry in 1851.[1][2][3][4][5][6]

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  1. "Tiffany & Co. For The Press | About Tiffany & Co. | A Legacy of Sterling Silver | United States". press.tiffany.com. Retrieved 2018-08-14.
  2. "Charles Lewis Tiffany | American jeweler | Britannica". www.britannica.com. Retrieved 2022-09-29.
  3. "Tiffany, Charles Lewis | Encyclopedia.com". www.encyclopedia.com. Retrieved 2022-09-29.
  4. TiffanyBornFebruary 15, Charles Lewis; 1812Killingly; Connecticut; U.S.DiedFebruary 18; 1902Yonkers; York, New; YoungChildren6, U. S. Resting placeGreen-Wood CemeterySpouseHarriet Olivia Avery; HonourSignature, including Louis Comfort TiffanyRelativesDorothy BurlinghamAwardsLegion of. "Wikiwand - Charles Lewis Tiffany". Wikiwand. Retrieved 2022-09-29.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
  5. "Charles Lewis Tiffany". Forbes India. Retrieved 2022-09-29.
  6. "Charles Lewis Tiffany". The Irish Times. Retrieved 2022-09-29.