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Harry Pulliam
Birth: Feb. 9, 1869
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 29, 1909
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Major League Baseball Executive. Born in Louisville, Kentucky, he was city editor of the Louisville Commercial when Barney Dreyfuss convinced him to become club secretary for the Louisville Colonels NL team in 1900. His reputation for honesty and his businesslike approach to baseball helped forge a peace between the AL and NL that resulted in the National Agreement. In 1902, he was selected and unanimously elected the sixth National League President. He acted as president, secretary and treasure of the league until the stress of all three positions caught up with him causing him to commit suicide, when he shot himself in the head in his New York City apartment at age 40. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Henry Clay Pulliam (1830 - 1907)
  Mary Page Pulliam (1835 - 1893)
 
 Siblings:
  Bettie Page Pulliam (1859 - 1860)*
  Mary Pulliam Johnson (1863 - 1936)*
  Eveline Ellis Pulliam (1866 - 1867)*
  Harry Pulliam (1869 - 1909)
  Elizabeth Grace Pulliam Cain (1877 - 1917)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Suicide
 
Burial:
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 16, 1999
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