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Peter Bent Brigham was born 4 September 1807 in Bakersfield, Franklin County, Vermont to Uriah Brigham (1757-1820) and Elizabeth Fay (1767-1809) and died 4 May 1877 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts of unspecified causes.

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Peter Bent Brigham (1807–1877) was a self-made American millionaire businessman, restaurateur, real estate trader, and director of the Fitchburg Railroad. He is best known as a philanthropist for his initial endowment of Brigham and Women's Hospital and the Brigham Academy in Bakersfield, Vermont.

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