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agent , promoter

Charles Mumford, American agent, promoter.

Background

Mumford, Charles was born on January 21, 1840 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Son of John and Ann (Crisp) Mumford.

Education

Educational public schools, Brooklyn.

Career

In hospital service during Civ. War; was manager American Literature Bureau (1st lecture and musical bureau estab. in the United States). Arranged concert tours for Emma Abbott, Camilla Urso, etc.

Manager of Mistress Scott Siddons 9 years. Manager Henry Ward Beecher’s western tour, 1873-1874. Manager Theodore Tilton 14 years.

Brought to America for lecture and reading tours, Edmund Yates, James Anthony Froude, Wilkie Collins, Richard Anthony Proctor, Charles Bradlaugh, Martin Farquhar Tupper, etc.

Connections

Married Emma C. Bowen, of Philadelphia, January 14, 1869 (died 1905). Children: Emma Adler, Charles (deceased), Florence Tilton.

father:
John Mumford

mother:
Ann (Crisp) Mumford

spouse:
Emma C. Bowen

children:
Emma Adler Mumford

Charles Mumford (deceased)

Florence Tilton Mumford