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James F. Sullivan

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James F. Sullivan, Irish banker. Member Academy Natural Sciences. Trustee Catholic High School, Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art.

Background

Sullivan, James F. was born on August 20, 1846 in Grange, near Mallow, Ireland. Son of John Curtin and Ellen Upton (Supple) Sullivan.

Education

Public schools private tutors.

Career

After leaving school was clerk in wholesale white goods and notion business in Philadelphia. With brother, Jeremiah J., in same line, in firm of Sullivan & Brother, 1886-1907. Active in many underwritings, passenger railway consolidations and their development in Philadelphia and other cities.

Vice president Midvale Steel Company, 1889-1915. President Market St. National Bank of Philadelphia. Director Frankford & Southwark Passenger Railroad Company, Green & Coates Passenger Railway Company, Real Estate Trust Company.

Manager and director Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company. Director Lehigh & N.E. Railroad Company, Alliance Coal Mining Company, Cranberry Creek Coal Company, Panther Valley Water Company, Nesquehoning Valley Railroad Company.

Membership

Member Academy Natural Sciences. Trustee Catholic High School, Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art.

Connections

Married Lulue Romaine Nichols. Children: Frances L., R. Livingston, Mistress.

father:
John Curtin Sullivan

mother:
Ellen Upton (Supple) Sullivan

spouse:
Lulue Romaine Nichols

children:
Frances L. Sullivan

R. Livingston Sullivan

Mrs Sullivan