Jacob Tome (August 13, 1810 – March 16, 1898) was an American philanthropist, politician, and the founder of the Tome School.
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... Tome was born in Hanover in southwestern York County, Pennsylvania ... His widow Evalyn Nesbitt Tome was the richest woman in the State of Maryland she later married Joseph Irwin France (Senator and U.S ...
... The Tome School for Boys, originally located on Main Street in Port Deposit, Maryland was founded by Jacob Tome as a nonsectarian college preparatory school for boys ... through high school that was collectively known as the Jacob Tome Institute ... At Jacob Tome's death in 1898 he endowed the school such that in 1902 it is recorded to own both extensive buildings and to have a residual endowment of over $2 ...
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