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P. T. Barnum

P. T. BarnumAKA Phineas Taylor Barnum

Born: 5-Jul-1810
Birthplace: Bethel, CT
Died: 7-Apr-1891
Location of death: Bridgeport, CT
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Mountain Grove Cemetery, Bridgeport, CT

Gender: Male
Religion: Unitarian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Hoaxer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Circus showman

Father: Philo Barnum (d. 7-Sep-1825)
Mother: Irena Taylor
Wife: Charity Hallet ("Chairy", b. 1808, m. 8-Nov-1829, d. 17-Nov-1873)
Daughter: Caroline Cornelia Barnum (b. 27-May-1833)
Daughter: Helen Maria Barnum (b. 18-Apr-1840)
Daughter: Frances Irena Barnum (b. 1-May-1842, d. 11-Apr-1844)
Daughter: Pauline Taylor Barnum (b. 1-Mar-1846, d. 11-Apr-1877)
Wife: Nancy Fish (b. 1850, m. 14-Feb-1874, d. 23-Jun-1927)

    Libel 1834
    Bankruptcy 1871
    Slaveowners
    Risk Factors: Smallpox

Rotten Library Page:
P.T. Barnum

Author of books:
Life (1855, memoir)
The Humbugs of the World (1865)



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