J. Louis Comiskey

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John Louis Comiskey
Owner of the Chicago White Sox
In office
Preceded byCharles Comiskey
Succeeded byGrace Comiskey
Personal details
Born(1885-08-12)August 12, 1885
DiedJuly 18, 1939(1939-07-18) (aged 53)

John Louis Comiskey (August 12, 1885 – July 18, 1939) was an American businessman and the owner of the Chicago White Sox of the American League from 1931 to 1939.


He was born on August 12, 1885, son of Charles Comiskey, he inherited the team from his father in 1931. He started work for the White Sox in 1910.

Comiskey died of heart disease at the age of 53 on July 18, 1939.[1] Control of the White Sox passed to Comiskey's widow, Grace Comiskey, upon his death.


  1. ^ "J. Louis Comiskey Dies At Eagle River Home", The Sheboygan Press, Wednesday, July 19, 1939, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, United States Of America

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