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J.P. Morgan

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Definition American financier, banker, and philanthropist who dominated corporate finance and industrial consolidation during his time (1837-1913)
  • If Hoover and J. P. Morgan didn't know it was coming, how should Willie?
    Saul Bellow  --  The Adventures of Augie March
  • "This is Mr. J. P. Morgan speaking," Gus said.
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • On one side was General Electric Company, which had been created when J. P. Morgan took over Edison's company and merged it with several others and which now proposed to install a direct current system to light the fair.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • Within two months of my dinner at the Barbours', Kitsey and I were seeing each other every day practically —long walks and dinner (sometimes Match 65 or Le Bilboquet, sometimes sandwiches in the kitchen) and talking about old times: about Andy, and rainy Sundays with the Monopoly board ("you two were so mean .... it was like Shirley Temple against Henry Ford and J. P. Morgan ....
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • 0 Germany J.P. Morgan 39.
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • John D. Rockefeller, 1839 Andrew Carnegie, 1835 Frederick Weyerhaeuser, 1834 Jay Gould, 1836 Marshall Field, 1834 George F. Baker, 1840 Hetty Green, 1834 James G. Fair, 1831 Henry H. Rogers, 1840 J.P. Morgan, 1837 Oliver H. Payne, 1839 George Pullman, 1831 Peter Arrell Brown Widener, 1834 Philip Danforth Armour, 1832 What's going on here?
    Malcolm Gladwell  --  Outliers
  • Who liked J. P. Morgan?
    Arthur Miller  --  Death of a Salesman

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