Famous People Born in July 1839

John D. RockefellerJohn D. Rockefeller (1839-1937)

Jul 8 American industrialist and founder of Standard Oil, born in Richford, New York

  • Jul 9 Carl Baermann, German composer, born in Munich, Germany (d. 1913)
  • Jul 10 Adolphus Busch, German-born American brewer (Anheuser-Busch), born in Mainz, Hesse, Germany (d. 1913)
  • Jul 14 (Edward) Sydney Smith, British pianist and composer, born in Dorchester, England (d. 1889)
  • Jul 16 Philippus Jacobus Hoedemaker, Dutch theologist, born in Utrecht, Netherlands (d. 1910)
  • Jul 17 Ephraim Shay, American inventor of Shay type of geared steam locomotive, born in Huron, Ohio (d. 1916)
  • Jul 17 Friedrich Gernsheim, German composer, born in Worms, Germany (d. 1916)
  • Jul 25 Francis Garnier, French explorer, born in Saint-√Čtienne, France (d. 1873)