Daniel Willis James

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Daniel Willis James

  • Birth 15 Apr 1832 England
  • Death 13 Sep 1907 New Hampshire, USA
  • Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
  • Plot Section 168, Lot 15525
  • Memorial ID 30364715

Husband of Ellen S. Curtiss. Father of Arthur Curtiss James.
James was the head of Phelps, Dodge, and Company with interests in mining, investments, and transportation companies. Among other interests, James was a director of the Northern Pacific Railroad Company, the Arizona, El Paso and Southwestern Mining Company, and the Ansonia Clock Company. He also served as vice president and director of the Copper Queen Consolidated Mining Company in Bisbee, Arizona. James and his family lived in Manhattan. He was a supporter of the Children's Aid Society in New York, acting as president from 1897 to 1901 and trustee until 1907.


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  • Created by: BKGene
  • Added: 6 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30364715
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Daniel Willis James (15 Apr 1832–13 Sep 1907), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30364715, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by BKGene (contributor 46895980) .