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us: Fisk, James, Jr., 1835-1872


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    • us: Fisk, James, 1835-1872
    • us: Fisk, Jim, 1835-1872
    • us: Fiske, James, Jr., 1835-1872
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18350401
    • Death Date

        18720107
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Pownal (Vt.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Gender

        male
  • Earlier Established Forms

      Fisk, James, 1835-1872Fisk, James,1835-1872
  • Sources

    • found: The scarlet woman of Wall Street : Jay Gould, Jim Fisk, Cornelius Vanderbilt ... c1988: p. 129, etc. (James Fisk, Jr.) p. 133 (b. Pownal, Vt., Apr. Fool's Day, 1835) p. 329, etc. (shot by Edward Stokes at Grand Central Hotel, Jan. 6, 1872)
    • found: Verses composed by Byron DeWolfe, on the assassination and death of James Fiske. Jr., 1872.
    • found: World Biographical Information System, 2013 October 29 (Fisk, James; b. 1834; d. 1872; financier, theatre proprietor, railroad promoter, murder victim)
    • found: Wikipedia, 2013 November 1 (James Fisk (financier); James Fisk, Jr. (April 1, 1835-January 7, 1872); known variously as "Big Jim," "Diamond Jim," and "Jubilee Jim"; American stockbroker and corporate executive who has been referred to as one of the "robber barons" of the Gilded Age; [Edward] Stokes shot Fisk in New York City on January 6, 1872 in the Grand Central Hotel. Fisk died the next morning ...)
    • found: American National Biography Online, 2013 October 29 (Fisk, James (1 Apr. 1834-7 Jan. 1872); financial speculator; b. Pownal, Vt.; the son of James Fisk, a country peddler; shot to death by Edward Stokes on January 6, 1872, at the Grand Central Hotel, died the next morning)
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    • 2013-11-02: revised
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