Henderson (1822-1890), Peter
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According to the Smithsonian, Peter Henderson (1822-1890) became the father of ornamental horticulture in the United States. You can read about him at the Smithsonian.
He had a rose nursery, Peter Henderson & Co.
Born in Pathhead, Scotland June 9, 1822. Died in Jersey City, N. J., January 17, 1890. (Source: Peter Henderson, gardener, author, merchant: a memoir by Alfred Henderson, 1890.)