Edwin P. Ansley

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Edwin Percival Ansley (born March 30, 1865 in Augusta, Georgia – died July 2, 1923 in Atlanta) was a real estate developer in Atlanta. In 1902, he developed Atlanta's first suburb designed specifically for automobiles, Ansley Park, and also built the Hotel Ansley in the Fairlie-Poplar district of Downtown Atlanta.[1]

in 1898 Ansley secured the railway right of way from Howell Station to Mitchell Street in Downtown Atlanta, a line which the Atlanta, Birmingham and Atlantic Railway would later take over.[1]

In 1914 Ansley developed Oglethorpe Park subdivision in today's Brookhaven, between the Capital City Club (of which Ansley was a member)[1] and Oglethorpe University.[2]

Ansley was buried in Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta.

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