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James Lenox
Birth: Aug. 19, 1800
Death: Feb. 21, 1880

Educator, Philanthropist. An American bibliophile, he was a founder of the Presbyterian Hospital, New York City. The son of a wealthy Scot merchant, he used his inheritance to acquire rare books and works of art. He donated his manuscripts and artwork to the City of New York, and the collection formed the foundation of the New York City Public Library. 
 
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New York City Marble Cemetery
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Jun 03, 2000
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