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J. P. Morgan was a ruthless capitalist and financier and one of the most powerful men in US history. He had enough wealth to buy every state west of the Mississippi River. He personally saved the United States Government from insolvency not once but twice, & infused the gov't with 3.5 million ounces of gold in 1893. In both cases he made a huge profit. He was known as a humorless genius. 1 word from him could make/break reputations. He formed General Electric, US Steel & owned the Titanic.


J.P. Morgan...his home was the first estate to have electricity in it..thanks to Thomas Edison.


The Tycoons: How Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan Invented the American Supereconomy Looks like a good book.


J.P. Morgan-Financier, art collector and philanthropist John Pierpont Morgan, best known as J.P. Morgan, was born on April 17, 1837, in Hartford, Connecticut. The son of a banker, Morgan went into the family business and became one of the most famous financiers in history. After working for his father, he started his own private banking company in 1871, which later became known as J.P. Morgan & Co. Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story -


Gold U.S. coins promised in exchange for these bearer bonds, for U.S. Peru guano fertilizer trade deals, signed in 1875 by a New York international financial investment trading house of HOBSON HURTADO & COMPANY linked to J.P. Morgan Chase Bank.

J.P morgan was a person that bought failing business and turned them into a huge success. He worked as a bank manager like his father.


John Pierpont Morgan (April 17, 1837 – March 31, 1913) was an American financier, banker and art collector who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation during his time. In 1892 Morgan arranged the merger of Edison General Electric and Thomson-Houston Electric Company to form General Electric. Morgan died in Rome, Italy, in his sleep in 1913 at the age of 75, leaving his fortune and business to his son, John Pierpont "Jack" Morgan, Jr.