Person:Dudley Pickman (1)

Dudley Leavitt Pickman
  1. Dudley Leavitt Pickman1779 - 1846
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  • W.  Catherine Saunders (add)
m. 6 Sep 1810
  1. Elizabeth Pickman
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Name Dudley Leavitt Pickman
Gender Male
Birth[1] May 1779 Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 6 Sep 1810 to Catherine Saunders (add)
Death[1] 1846

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Dudley Leavitt Pickman (1779–1846) was a Salem, Massachusetts, merchant who built one of the great Salem trading firms during the seaport's ascendancy as a trading power in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Pickman was a partner in the firm Devereux, Pickman & Silsbee and a state senator. Among the wealthiest Salem merchants of his day, Pickman used his own clipper ships to trade with the Far East in an array of goods ranging from indigo and coffee to pepper and spices, and was one of the state's earliest financiers, backing everything from cotton and woolen mills to railroads to water-generated power plants. Pickman also helped found what is today's Peabody Essex Museum.

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