Biography and History

Fulton McMahon, Princeton Class of 1884 and A.M. Princeton 1887, was born in Cambridge, Ohio. He was a practicing attorney in New York City and was also active in civic and sociological work there for many years. He was one of the organizers of the Good Government clubs and a secretary of the Hudson River Pontoon Bridge Corporation. The Fulton McMahon Research Fund in the graduate program of Princeton's Dept. of French and Italian was established by Alfred Foulet, Princeton Graduate School Class of 1927, in honor of McMahon. McMahon's death coincided with the fiftieth reunion of his class at Princeton University.

Source: From the finding aid for C1119