James Buchanan Duke bio

Birth Name: James Buchanan Duke

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: Durham

Date Of Birth: December 23, 1856

Date Of Death: October 10, 1925

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

James Buchanan Duke was born on the 23rd of December, 1856. He was known for being a Entrepreneur. U.S. tobacco industrialist known for the creation of modern cigarette manufacturing and marketing.

James Buchanan Duke was born in Durham. He worked for his father’s tobacco company. His family’s name adorned Duke University thanks to millions of dollars he donated before and after his death.

James Buchanan Duke was a Capricorn and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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James Buchanan Duke was born in 1850s.

James Buchanan Duke is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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James Buchanan Duke’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on James Buchanan Duke’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, James Buchanan Duke kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

James Buchanan Duke was born in the Year of the Dragon.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: James Buchanan Duke
BIRTH SIGN: Capricorn
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: James Buchanan Duke was a Capricorn. People of this zodiac sign like family, tradition, and dislike almost everything at some point. The strengths of this sign are being responsible, disciplined, good managers, while weaknesses can be to be the know-it-all, unforgiving, condescending and expecting the worst. The greatest overall compatibility with Capricorn is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: James Buchanan Duke was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are energetic and excitable. They hate hypocrisy and gossip and can sometimes be a bit arrogant and impatient.

Ruling Planet: James Buchanan Duke had a ruling planet of Saturn and has a ruling planet of Saturn and by astrological associations Saturday is ruled by Saturn. Saturn is a planet of commitment and responsibility, but also restriction and delay. People who are born with Saturn as the ruling planet are disciplined and are hard workers.

James Buchanan Duke’s birth sign is Capricorn and he had a ruling planet of Saturn.

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