Diamond Jim Brady’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Aug 12, 1856

Death Date

Apr 13, 1917

Age of Death

60 years

Cause of Death

Heart Attack

Profession

Entrepreneur

The entrepreneur Diamond Jim died at the age of 60. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Remembered for his tremendous appetite for both food and diamonds (he dined extravagantly and collected more than two million dollars worth of jewels), this Gilded Age railway businessman and stock market investor was also a well-known philanthropist who donated a large sum of money to Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Born James Buchanan Brady, he grew up in New York City in a family of modest means. Though he never married, he was romantically involved for many years with actress and vocalist Lillian Russell.