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James Graham Fair
Birth: Dec. 3, 1831, Ireland
Death: Dec. 28, 1894
San Francisco
San Francisco County
California, USA

US Senator and Businessman. Immigrated to the United States in 1843, settled in Illinois and received a thorough business education. Moved to California in 1849 and engaged in gold mining until 1860, when he moved to Virginia City, Nevada. There he went into partnership with associates in a lucrative gold and silver mining company. They also had a real estate business in San Francisco with investments in various manufactures on the Pacific coast. He was elected as a Nevada State Democrat to the United States Senate and served from March 4, 1881 to March 3, 1887. After a unsuccessful reelection in 1886, he resumed his business interests in San Francisco where he remained till his death. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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 Children:
  Theresa Alice Fair Oelrichs (1854 - 1926)*
  Virginia Fair Vanderbilt (1877 - 1935)*
 
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Burial:
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
Colma
San Mateo County
California, USA
Plot: Section H, Fair Mausoleum, row 1, area 1, plot 1/2, grave OGV
GPS (lat/lon): 37.66976, -122.44647
 
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Sep 11, 2003
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Since We Never Knew Each Other, I Came To Visit You Today James, May You Rest In Eternal Peace.
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