O'Hara, James

O'Hara, James

(1752–1819) soldier, manufacturer; born in Ireland. He arrived in Philadelphia in 1772 and served as a captain in the American Revolution. He was the quartermaster for the U.S. Army (1792–96) and a government contractor (1796–1802). He moved to Pittsburgh and worked to erect that city's first glassworks. He built boats to transport salt and cotton, became involved in the Ligonier iron works, and was engaged in banking.
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Whitaker discusses with enthusiasm and some degree of fluency the literary style of his subjects, which include both the well-known and lesser-known writers of the last 200 years: Whitman, Dickinson, Melville, Frank O'Hara, James Baldwin, Gore Vidal, and Andrew Holleran, and minor writers like Fitz-Greene Halleck, Jane Bowles, and David Wojnarowicz.