Born on April 17, 1837, in Hartford, Connecticut as a 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. His company became one of the leading financial firms in the country. It was so powerful that even the U.S. government looked to the firm for help with the depression of 1895. The company also assisted in thwarting the 1907 financial crisis.
He was born on October 30, 1935. He was born in Braintree, that is now Quincy, Massachusetts. At age 16 John had received a scholarship to the school where he got his education called, Harvard University. This is where he received his undergraduate degree and his masters. At age 20, John studied law in the office of John Putnam’s, a prominent lawyer. Despite of his father’s wish for John to enter into the ministry.
Morgan was born in Kentucky in 1877, the same year that Reconstruction would end in the south. His father was a former confederate colonel named John Hunt Morgan and his mother was half-Native American and half-African American.
John Pierpont "J.P." Morgan was born to a New England family on April 17, 1837, in Hartford, Connecticut, being in a well-known family. “James Pierpoint was one of the founders of Yale University, his grandfather founded the Aetna Insurance Company, and his father Junius Spencer Morgan ran a successful Hartford dry-goods company before
Bryan Johnson: a son, a brother, a uncle, a friend, a lover, a athlete and outdoor enthusiast. Bryan Johnson is a man with many hats, depending on the day you may see several of these. When he is not working, Bryan loves to be in the outdoors or spend time with his family. Bryan is tough as nails, however, on the inside he is softer then cotton candy.
Today’s issue with schools named after our first prime minister, John A. Macdonald may not be worth doing something about but maybe having a good discussion about. Changing the names of monuments and things named after historical figures from the past because of racism is not ideal because of how things were and how people thought in the past which cannot be judged by our present eyes but maybe, the reasons for their wrongdoings could be well understood now for humanity to never make the same mistakes and move forward into a better future where our past is understood and respected but also seen both the good way and the bad way.
William Johnson was a slave before being freed at age 11, along with his mother, Amy, and sister, Adelia. He got his barber shop in 1830 from his half brother, James Miller. After starting his barber shop, he keeps a diary and he used it until he died. He also owned a bathhouse and bookstore.He married named Ann Battles, who was also a free african american. They had about 11 children before Johnson died. He lived in the free town of Natchez, and he almost had about three thousand dollars in 1835. Johnson was friends with other freed african americans like Robert McCary and hunted and fished with them. Johnson and Baylor Winn got into a dispute and it ended in Johnson`s favor in court. Winn was upset and shot Johnson when he was returning to
John Adams was born October 30, 1735, in Massachusetts. He was the son of John Adams Sr. who was a farmer and served as the deacon at his church. Adams was a very intelligent man and was offered a scholarship to Harvard University when he was only 16. He decided to go to Harvard although his father wanted him to stay in Massachusetts and enter the ministry. He studied law at Harvard in the office of James Putnam. Later in 1758 he earned his masters degree in law.
His Family He was married to Julia Grant on August 22, 1848. They had four children
John Pierpont Morgan was born on April 17 1837. The Morgan family was a rather influential family, J.P’s father was a successful business man and HIS father was a successful Wall Street banker. When john was thirteen his father was invited to be a partner in the London banking business owned by dry goods merchant George Peabody. Than young J.P. was taken out of the Boston’s English high school and was enrolled into a private school in Switzerland where after two years he was transferred to the University of Gottingen in Germany. In 1857 the now twenty year old J.P. was installed by his father into Duncan Sherman and co (Peabody’s American representive). Than from 1860 to 1864 he acted as an agent in New York for his fathers firm renamed J.S. Morgan and company upon Peabody’s retirement in 1864. In 1871 he partnered with the Drexel’s of Philadelphia to form the company of Drexel, Morgan and company. After the death of Mr. Drexel the firm had the original name changed
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John Marsh was the first Harvard graduate and was the first to practice medicine there. He was born in South Danvers, Massachusetts in 1799 and passed in Pacheco, California in 1856
John Pierpont Morgan is considered one of the founding fathers of the modern United States economy. He was an industrial genius that is accredited with the founding of many companies including General Electric and AT&T. However, Pierpont is looked upon as a saint and demon the same. He received a honorary degree from Harvard university that read: "Public citizen, patron of literature and art, prince among merchants, who by his skill, wisdom and courage, has twice in times of stress repelled a national danger of financial panic." But Robert LaFollette, the Wisconsin progressive, saw him as "a beefy, red-faced thick-necked financial bully, drunk with wealth and power." Despite conflicting opinion on his persona, his
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Not much is known about his wife, Hannah Van Buren whom he married in 1807. He barely mention her in his correspondence but she passed away sadly in 1819 leaving him and the four children they had alone. He frequently expressed that he regrets not being more involved in their lives, but he did provide education and their well being.