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life of J. Pierpont Morgan

Winkler, John K.

life of J. Pierpont Morgan

(1837-1913)

by Winkler, John K.

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Published by A.A. Knopf in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Morgan, J. Pierpont -- 1837-1913.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby John K. Winkler.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination349 p. :
    Number of Pages349
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19622302M

    A gripping history of banking and the booms and busts that shaped the world on both sides of the Atlantic, The House of Morgan traces the trajectory of the J. empire from its obscure beginnings in Victorian London to the crash of Ron Chernow paints a fascinating portrait of the private saga of the Morgans and the rarefied world of the American and British elite in which they moved. In , J.P. Morgan moved to New York and joined as an accountant for Duncan, Sherman & Co., the American representatives of George Peabody and Company. At the outbreak of the American Civil War, Morgan joined his father's firm, J. Pierpont Morgan & Company, where he worked until

    Morgan the magnificent; the life of J. Pierpont Morgan () by John K. Winkler. Author Winkler, Format Book; Language English; Published/ Created New York, The Vanguard Press [] Description p. port. 24 cm. Details Subject(s) Morgan, J. Pierpont (John Pierpont), Notes "First published, August, Second printing.   Although this book presents some information on Junius S. Morgan (–90), the founder of the Morgan banking dynasty, the focus is on the period after , when John Pierpont Morgan (–) inherited the operation and established J. P. Morgan and Co., the most important of the four banks that then made up the transnational House of.

    John Pierpont Morgan, Jr., (born Sept. 7, , Irvington, N.Y., U.S.—died Ma , Boca Grande, Fla.), American banker and financier, the head of the Morgan investment banking house after the death of his father, John Pierpont Morgan, Sr. He graduated from Harvard University in and became a member of his father’s banking firm, J.P. Morgan and Company, in , working in the. J. P. Morgan John Pierpont Morgan ranks among the preeminent financiers in American history. He was born in and raised in Hartford, Connecticut, heir to .


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Early Years. John Pierpont Morgan was born into a prominent New England family on Apin Hartford, Connecticut. His paternal grandfather, Joseph, was a founder of the Aetna Insurance Born: History has remembered J. Pierpont Morgan as a complex and contradictory figure, part robber baron and part patron saint.

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Pierpont Morgan died on Maat the age of 75, in Rome, Italy. He left his fortune and business to his son, John “Jack” Pierpont Morgan, Jr., and his house and book collection to the Morgan Library of New York.

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Even the point of view is difficult to discern. From the opening vignette and an occasional remark, it would seem that Sinclair—a novelist and generalist-biographer (John Huston, Jack London, Warren Harding.

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