John Lewis Childs

John Lewis Childs (1856–1921) was a horticultural businessman and politician who founded Floral Park, New York. In addition to a widespread reputation for being a zealous ornithologist, Childs is also credited with founding the first seed catalog business in the United States.

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... Childs died aboard a New York Central train from Albany to New York City in 1921 ... Childs’ realty holdings were sold in the mid 1930’s, valued by the broker at $2,000,000 ... Childs's ornate 18 room Victorian house in Floral Park was torn down in 1950 ...

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