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James Breckinridge Speed
Birth: Jan. 4, 1844
Missouri, USA
Death: Jul. 7, 1912
Maine, USA

Industrialist, military figure. Adjutant of the 27th Kentucky Brigade (Union). Served under General William T. Sherman in Atlanta and Knoxville engagements. To honor him, Speed's children established the Speed Scientific School at the University of Louisville in 1825 and his second wife established Louisville's Speed Art Museum in 1927. (bio by: Mike Maloney) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Hattie Bishop Speed (1858 - 1942)*
 
 Children:
  Olive Speed Sackett (1869 - 1948)*
  William Shallcross Speed (1873 - 1955)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Cave Hill Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Mike Maloney
Record added: Dec 03, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6984120
James Breckinridge Speed
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