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Edward Stiles Stokes
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Birth: Apr. 27, 1841
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Nov. 2, 1901
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Businessman who, in 1872, shot his associate, the infamous financier Jim Fisk. Fisk was Stokes's rival for the affections of Josephine Mansfield, the singer. Stokes spent four relatively comfortable years in Sing-Sing for the murder. Stokes was also an owner of the Hoffman House, an elegant hotel in Manhattan, where he hung his painting, Bouguereau's famous "Nymphs and Satyr." The painting shocked the Victorian public and attracted great crowds to the Hoffman House.

Name Edward S. Stokes
Event Type Death
Event Date 02 Nov 1901
Event Place Manhattan, New York, New York, United States
Gender Male
Age 60
Marital Status Unknown
Birth Year (Estimated) 1841
Father's Name Edward H. Stokes
Mother's Name Nancy S. Stokes
 
 
Burial:
Green-Wood Cemetery
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA
Plot: Section 99 Lot 14332
 
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Record added: Dec 17, 2008
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