Nathaniel K. Fairbank

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Nathaniel K. Fairbank

The late Nathaniel K. Fairbank was a member of the Chicago Board of Trade, and served as its president in 1878.[1]


Fairbank was born in Soldus, NY in 1829. After a common education, he became an apprentice bricklayer at age 15. In 1855, after a stop in Rochester, NY, he moved to Chicago and worked for David Dows & Company.



  1. Annual Report of the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Volume 57. Google Books.
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