Another Baby Named for Pullman Car

Found this in a 1889 newspaper:

The boy baby born on C&A train 3 the other night has been christened Isaac Pullman Fisher, the first name in honor of the conductor Ike Wilcox, the second after Duke George Pullman, in whose car the little fellow first opened his eyes, at the rate of sixty miles and hour.

Hopefully it was the train going 60 mph, not the boy’s eyelids.

Source: “Tie Talk.” Galion Inquirer 22 Feb. 1889: 5.

Other babies named for Pullman Cars: Livonia and Pullman Carr

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