James Jerome Hill (1838-1916)

James J. Hill, Railroad Magnate, "The Empire Builder" of St. Paul, Minnesota

Associated Houses

James J. Hill House

St. Paul

He was born in Guelph, Upper Canada (Ontario) and became the infamous President of the Great Northern Railway and the Northern Securities Company. He lived between his mansion in St. Paul and his summer home, North Oaks, outside the city. He married and had ten children (listed above).
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 11/11/2018 and last updated on 09/01/2023.