James Buchanan Duke

Entrepreneur, Organization founder

1856 – 1925

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Who was James Buchanan Duke?

James Buchanan Duke was a U.S. tobacco and electric power industrialist best known for the introduction of modern cigarette manufacture and marketing, and his involvement with Duke University.

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Born
Dec 23, 1856
Durham
Also known as
  • Buck
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • White people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Employment
  • Duke Energy
Lived in
  • Durham
  • Somerville
Died
Oct 10, 1925
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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