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George Pullman

George PullmanAKA George Mortimer Pullman

Born: 3-Mar-1831
Birthplace: Brocton, NY
Died: 19-Oct-1897
Location of death: Chicago, IL
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Graceland Cemetery, Chicago, IL

Gender: Male
Religion: Unitarian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business, Inventor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Inventor of the Pullman Sleeping Car

Father: James Lewis Pullman (d. 1853)
Mother: Emily Caroline Minton
Brother: Royal Henry Pullman (Universalist minister, b. 1826, d. 1900)
Brother: James Minton Pullman (Universalist minister, b. 1836, d. 1903)
Wife: Harriett "Hattie" Amelia Sanger (m. 1867, two daughters, two sons)
Daughter: Florence (b. 1868, m. Frank O. Lowden)
Daughter: Harriet (b. 1869)
Son: George Jr. (twin, b. 1875)
Son: Walter Sanger (twin, b. 1875)

    Pullman Palace Car Company Founder (1867)
    Member of the Board of Union Pacific (1871-)

Is the subject of books:
Palace Car Prince: A Biography of George Mortimer Pullman, 1992, BY: Liston Edgington Leyendecker


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