James Douglas, JR.

James Douglas, JR.

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. James Stuart Douglas, Jr, popularly known as Rawhide Jimmy, was a businessman and mining executive. Douglas was the son of James Douglas, a Canadian who would become a successful mining engineer and executive. Born in Quebec, Jimmy Douglas grew up in Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, where his father managed the Chemical Copper Company. A willful young man, Douglas left home at 17 and moved west to Manitoba, where he took up homesteading. Suffering from asthma, he moved to Arizona Territory in the hope that the drier climate might provide relief. After a year in Sulpher Springs Valley, where he cultivated strawberries, he moved to Bisbee at his father's request to work as an assayer for the Copper Queen Mineshow more

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  • Paperback | 76 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 122g
  • Ject Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135829092
  • 9786135829099