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Lenox, James

Born: 1800 AD
Died: 1880 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Philanthropist

1800 – He was born on the 19th day of August of this year in New York City, USA. A graduate of Columbia College, Lenox was a founder of the Presbyterian Hospital in New York City.


1895 – His collection of paintings and books eventually became known as the Lenox Library and later became part of the New York Public Library in this year.


1913 – In this year, his collection was moved to the central library. The Frick Collection stands on the library’s former Fifth Avenue site.


1880 – He passed away on the 17th day of February of this year and was buried in the New York City Marble Cemetery