How Cyrus West Field Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Cyrus West Field reached the respectable age of 72 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous entrepreneur.

Biography - A Short Wiki

American businessman and entrepreneur who is known for creating the Atlantic Telegraph Company. He is also known for having laid the first telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1858.

Beginning as an assistant to a paper manufacturing company created by his brother, he eventually went on to start a company Cyrus W. Field & Co. with his brother. In January of 1854, he began what was known as the Cable Cabinet of entrepreneurs which formed into the American Telegraph Company.

He earned a gold medal from the U.S. Congress and the grand prize at the International Exposition in Paris for his work on the transatlantic cable.

How did Cyrus West Field die?

Information about the death of Cyrus West Field
Cause of deathN/A
Age of death72 years
BirthdayNovember 30, 1819
Death dateJuly 12, 1892
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A