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 James Harper

James Harper

Birth
Elmhurst, Queens County, New York, USA
Death 27 Mar 1869 (aged 73)
Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot Section 95, Lot 947
Memorial ID 3325 · View Source
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New York City Mayor, Businessman. Along with his brothers Joseph, Fletcher and John, he founded Harper and Brothers Publishing, which is today Harper Collins, the 5th largest publisher in the world. He served a single term as Mayor of New York City from 1844 to 1845.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 2 Aug 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3325
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Harper (13 Apr 1795–27 Mar 1869), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3325, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .