JP Morgan Sr

John Pierpont Morgan

  • American

American financier, notable for rescuing the US Treasury twice; in 1895, he bought $65 million worth government bonds with his gold and bailed the Treasury out again during the panic of 1907. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Founder Drexel, Morgan and Co
Founder US Steel Corporation
Owner New York and Putnam Railroad
Founder Kennecott Copper Corporation
Associate George Peabody and Co 1857
Member Jekyll Island Club 1886 1913
Owner Southern Railway Company 1894

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Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Vacation Home Camp Uncas Town of Long Lake
Office J P Morgan and Co Building New York City
1837/04/17 Born Born J P Morgan's Birthday
1860/00/00 A house, barn, well, carriage house and stable are built in the Carpenter Gothic style on JP Morgan's Cragston estate. Home Cragston Dependencies Highlands
1869/00/00 American Museum of Natural History is established by Albert Smith Bickmore, one-time student of Harvard zoologist Louis Agassiz. Benefactor American Museum of Natural History New York City
1887/00/00 J P Morgan creates the New York and Northern Railway from remains of New York, Westchester and Putnam Railway Work
1894/00/00 Society of the Lying-In Hospital buys Hamilton Fish's Mansion, demolished it in 1899 and build a new hospital Benefactor Society for the Lying-In Hospital New York City
1895/02/20 J P Morgan leads a $65 million bond offering to bail out United States government Financier Panic of 1893
1899/08/00 Stuyvesant and Marion Fish host a dinner and ball in the honor of Grand Duke Boris Vladimirovich of Russia at their Crossways Mansion. Guest Crossways Mansion Newport Boris Vladimirovich's World Tour
1902/00/00 Pierpont Morgan chooses architect Charles McKim to design a library for his collection of rare books. It was built between 1902 and 1906. Benefactor Morgan Library and Museum New York City
1902/00/00 Modern, eight-storied maternity hospital opens Benefactor Society for the Lying-In Hospital New York City
1902/00/00 JP Morgan orchestrates the merger of Deering Harvester Company with McCormick Reaper Company and others to form the International Harvester Company. James Deering becomes Vice President of the new firm. Financier
1907/00/00 J P Morgan bails out United States Treasury Financier Panic of 1907
1913/03/31 Died Died Event
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