John Purdue

John Purdue bio

Birth Name: John Purdue

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: Pennsylvania

Date Of Birth: October 31, 1802

Date Of Death: September 12, 1876

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

John Purdue was born on the 31st of October, 1802. He was famous for being a Entrepreneur. American industrialist from Lafayette, Indiana, who was the primary and original benefactor of Purdue University. He requested that Purdue university be located in Battle Ground and that his named was associated with it.

John Purdue was born in Pennsylvania. He worked as a school teacher around Ohio and possibly in Michigan. He opened a dry goods business in Lafayette in 1839.

John Purdue was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Purdue was born in 1800s.

John Purdue is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


John’s education details are not available at this time. Please check back soon for updates.


John Purdue’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on John Purdue’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, John Purdue kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

John Purdue was born in the Year of the Dog.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Purdue
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: John Purdue was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: John Purdue was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: John Purdue had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

John Purdue’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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