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 James Henry Dooley

James Henry Dooley

Birth
Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Death 16 Nov 1922 (aged 81)
Burial Richmond City, Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 22684651 · View Source
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Business leader, Philanthropist. Educated at Georgetown. He was first in his class the four years he was there. He enlisted in the First Virginia Infantry - CSA. He was wounded and captured at the Battle of Williamsburg. He was exchanged, but the wound to his right wrist was so severe, that it prevented him from further field service. He was appointed lieutenant of ordinance of the reserve corps of Richmond and served as such to the end. After the War he began his career as a lawyer. He became a leader in the railroad industry. He left millions of dollars to charity. His home, Maymont, is now a museum.


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  • Created by: George Seitz
  • Added: 6 Nov 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22684651
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Henry Dooley (17 Jan 1841–16 Nov 1922), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22684651, citing Maymont Mausoleum, Richmond City, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by George Seitz (contributor 40539541) .