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army officer , financier

Alexander Robert Chisolm, American army officer, financier.

Background

Chisolm, Alexander Robert was born on November 19, 1834 in Beaufort, South Carolina, United States. Son of Edward N. and Mary (Hazzard) Chisolm.

Education

Attended Columbia, 1851.

Career

Commissioned lieutenant colonel South Carolina. Militia, 1861; served on General Beauregard’s staff during Civil War. Fought at battles of Bull Run, Shiloh, Charleston.

Moved to New York City, 1869, founded A. R. Chisolm & Company, stock brokerage. Founded Mining Record, 1877 (named changed to Financial and Mining Record), co-editor, 1882-1890.

Connections

Married Helen (Schieffelin) Graham, April.

father:
Edward N. Chisolm

mother:
Mary (Hazzard) Chisolm

spouse:
Helen