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James Graham Fair

Born: Dec 3, 1831

Death: Dec 28, 1894

Birthplace: Clogher

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

James Graham Fair

Date of Birth : Dec 3, 1831
Date of Death : Dec 28, 1894
Birth Place : Clogher

James Graham Fair was an Irish immigrant to the United States who became a highly successful mining engineer and businessman. His investments in silver mines in Nevada made him a millionaire, and he was one of the famous "silver kings" who became wealthy on the Comstock Lode. Fair later became a real estate investor and railroad builder in California. In 1881, he was elected a United States Senator from Nevada.

Profession


  • Politician

Spouse


  • Theresa Rooney

Children


  • Virginia Fair Vanderbilt
  • Theresa Fair Oelrichs
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