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life of James J. Hill

Pyle, Joseph Gilpin

life of James J. Hill

by Pyle, Joseph Gilpin

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Published by Peter Smith in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hill, James Jerome, 1838-1916

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph Gilpin Pyle; authorized.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE2754.H5 P8 1936
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6343908M
    LC Control Number36027315
    OCLC/WorldCa3163402

    James J. Hill is credited as Railroad executive, engineer, Great Northern Railway. James Jerome Hill was born on Sept. 16, , near Rockwood, Ontario, Canada, of parents of Irish background. His formal education ended with his father's7/10(1). Guide Peggy Rolloff talked about former St. Paul resident and railroad tycoon James J. Hill and his home are profiled. Mr. Hill made a fortune building the Great Northern Railroad, and his home.

    In this volume, Michael P. Malone provides a succinct interpretive biography of James J. Hill, the "Empire Builder" - so called for his work in developing the region of the United States between the Great Lakes and the Pacific Northwest. Hill was born near Rockwood, Ontario, in At age sixteen, following his father's death, he left home for St. Paul, Minnesota Territory. Apr 18,  · Louis W. Hill, Jr., the grandson of James J. Hill, was the last living founder of the Great Northern Iron Ore Trust in St. Paul. His death in triggered a year countdown that ended April 6.

    Sep 01,  · Mary T. Hill papers. Materials in English. Diaries, letters, financial records, and other materials of Mary T. Hill, wife of St. Paul railroad magnate James J. Hill, focusing largely on family life. cubic feet (40 boxes). See Detailed Description section for shelf locations. Visit the post for more. Want exclusive content, like free chapters, news, and sweepstakes? Register for the newsletter here!


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Malone explores Hill’s complex life and personality, his activities and interests, and recreates both the story of the railroad race to the Pacific and the complex interactions involved in the development of the region.

"Michael Malone has written a modelinterpretative biography of James J. atholmoraleephotography.com by: Mar 01,  · James J. Hill, “the Empire Builder,” was one of the leading businessmen of America’s Gilded Age.

Hill gained wealth and fame from building the Great Northern Railway into an extremely successful transcontinental railroad. By the time he died in /5.

James J. Hill was a railroad magnate responsible for greatly expanding railways into the U.S. Northwest during the late 19th atholmoraleephotography.com: Sep 16, In at seventeen, James Hill found work as a clerk in Minnesota, for a firm of shipping agents who traded and worked with steamboats.

The skill of book-keeping he had acquired as a clerk at Kentucky, before moving to Minnesota helped augment his knowledge and had landed him this job. James J. Hill, American financier and railroad builder who helped expand rail networks in the northwestern United States.

After settling in St. Paul, Minnesota, abouthe established transportation lines on the Mississippi and Red rivers and arranged a traffic interchange with the.

James Jerome Hill (September 16, – May 29, ), was a Canadian-American railroad executive. He was the chief executive officer of a family of lines headed by the Great Northern Railway, which served a substantial area of the Upper Midwest, the northern Great Plains, and Pacific atholmoraleephotography.come of the size of this region and the economic dominance exerted by the Hill lines, Born: September 16,Eramosa Township, Ontario.

Jul 28,  · James J. Hill & The Opening of the Northwest [Albro Martin, W. Thomas White] on atholmoraleephotography.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. James J. Hill (), the Empire Builder, created a vast railroad network across the northwestern United States.

In this splendid biographyCited by: Get this from a library. The empire-builder; a biographical novel of the life of James J. Hill. [Oscar M Sullivan]. Mar 01,  · Produced on September 16,in Ontario, Canada, James J.

Hill came from an impoverished youth to found his own firm in He’d eventually helm the Great Northern Railway Company, that was responsible for enormous railway growths in the U.S. Northwest. Hill would get other businesses, though he faced legal action as the effect.

Jan 18,  · James J. Hill was so impressed with Sam's skill that he offered him a job that expanded into the presidency or directorship of a number of Hill's companies. InSam married James Hill's eldest daughter Mary. The life of James J. Hill 1 by Pyle, Joseph Gilpin, b.

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HILL CENTER CLOSURE. The James J. Hill Center is currently evaluating all options related to the future of the institution and its historic building in downtown St.

Paul. The organization has served the community since opening in with a gift from the estate of James J. Hill, an early industrialist and community leader in. Sep 19,  · James J. Hill In James J. Hill said of his Great Northern Railway, “The financial outlook of this company is as well assured as that of most governments.” Unlike most other transcontinental lines, the Great Northern expanded west without.

James Jerome Hill (), American railroad builder, was the major force in the construction and management of the Great Northern Railway and is often referred to as the "Empire Builder of the Northwest." James J.

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History. The James J. Hill Center, located in Saint Paul, MN, is an independent, nonprofit (c)(3) business reference library founded in The organization began using a new name, James J. Hill Center, in to envelop the diverse ways the organization supports entrepreneurs and.

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This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. James J. Hill was a different breed from the others who built transcontinental railroads across the U.S. First of all he was from Canada.

He was born in Ontario and lost his father at an early age. Hill supported his mother as soon as he could work.

He worked in a grocery during his early youth. At. Joel E. Ferris, a Spokane banker, wrote this article on the life of the railroad entrepreneur James J.

Hill for the Winter edition of The Pacific atholmoraleephotography.com is here edited by .James Jerome Hill. James Jerome Hill (), American railroad builder, was the major force in the construction and management of the Great Northern Railway and is often referred to as the "Empire Builder of the Northwest." James J.

Hill was born on Sept. 16,near Rockwood, Ontario, Canada, of parents of Irish background.Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.