family;. But they reckoned without the genius of the empire builder. The greatest portion. After the death of Hill's wife in 1921, the house was donated to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. The theory was that if a fire broke out and the ceiling caved in, the sand would drop and retard or suppress the fire. He lost his heart to her and won her promise that she would marry him. He would take his brushes and palette, and with a keen sense of the values of light, shade, coloring and perspective, would turn out a very fair painting. The Career of James.
James Jerome Hill (September 16, 1838 May 29, 1916 was a Canadian- American railroad executive.
He was the chief executive officer of a family of lines.
Hill House in Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States, was built by rail road magnate James.
The house, completed in 1891, is near the eastern.
Hill, American financier and railroad builder who helped.
Hill, in full James Jerome Hill, (born September 16, 1838, near. James Jerome Hill was a famous Canadian-American railroad executiv. This biography profiles his childhood, family life, achievements and.
Quietly, Harriman began buying stock in Northern Pacific with the intention of gaining control of Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy. Anson Beard, who will arrive tonight, and one grandson, James.B. Harriman and Jacob. All the members of the immediate family were present except one daughter, Mrs. 21 In 1887, the Great Northern's first company headquarters building was constructed. In April, 1907, he retired as President of the Great Northern, and became Chairman of the Board of Directors, from which he resigned in June, 1912, retaining only his membership in the Executive Committee of the Board.