HEROES: Useful Daughter

When the late Jay Gould, maker and breaker of railroads, lay dying, his devoted daughter Helen, then 24, was a constant attendant at his bedside. Last week at Roxbury, N. Y., Jay Gould's birthplace, she died, after a stroke, an extraordinary daughter of an extraordinary father, of an extraordinary family.

The first U. S. Gould was Nathan Gold of England. A later Gould was Colonel Abraham, killed in a battle during the Revolution at Ridgefield, Conn. Jay Gould built a railroad empire and fought his battles in Wall Street. In many ways...

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