James J. Hill

James J. Hill bio

Birth Name: James J. Hill

Occupation: Business Executive

Place Of Birth: Canada

Date Of Birth: September 16, 1838

Date Of Death: May 29, 1916

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

James J. Hill was born on the 16th of September, 1838. He was popular for being a Business Executive. Railroad tycoon who was an active chief executive officer of a number of lines for the Great Northern Railway. He was nicknamed The Empire Builder.

James J. Hill was born in Canada. He was blinded in one eye as a child following an incident with a bow and arrow. He built his way up to the railroad empire by first learning about the freight and transportation business and then the coal and steamboat business. He was helped by J.P. Morgan to gain control of the Northern Pacific Railway.

James J. Hill was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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James J. Hill was born in 1830s.

James J. Hill 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 J. Hill’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 J. Hill’s parents.

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Personal Life

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

James J. Hill was born in the Year of the Dog.

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REAL NAME: James J. Hill



Zodiac Sign: James J. Hill was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: James J. Hill was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are fiercely loyal and can always keep a secret. They're not afraid of the hardships in life, but they also tend to worry too much sometimes.

Ruling Planet: James J. Hill had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

James J. Hill’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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