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People/Characters: J. Pierpont Morgan

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882 1/2 Amazing Answers to Your Questions About the Titanic by Hugh Brewster
The Alienist by Caleb Carrhistorical figure
America in the Gilded Age: Third Edition by Sean Dennis Cashman
The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America by Timothy Egan
The Big Spenders: The Epic Story of the Rich Rich, the Grandees of America and the Magnificoes, and How They Spent Their Fortunes by Lucius Beebe
The Civil War: An Illustrated History by Geoffrey C. Ward
Coal: A Human History by Barbara Freese
Consuelo and Alva Vanderbilt by Amanda Mackenzie Stuart
Corsair: The life of J. Pierpont Morgan by Andrew Sinclair
Dark Genius of Wall Street: The Misunderstood Life of Jay Gould, King of the Robber Barons by Edward J. Renehan Jr.
Down with the Old Canoe: A Cultural History of the Titanic Disaster by Steven Biel
Empires of Light: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World by Jill Jonnes
End of the Line: Alexander J. Cassatt and the Pennsylvania Railroad by Patricia Talbot Davis
English collectors of books & manuscripts (1530-1930) and their marks of ownership by Seymour de Ricci
Five Fists Of Science by Matt Fraction
From Attila to Charlemagne: Arts of the Early Medieval Period in The Metropolitan Museum of Art by Katharine Reynolds Brown
The Gilded Age by Judith Freeman Clark
The Great Pierpont Morgan by Frederick Lewis Allen
Her Name, Titanic by Charles R. Pellegrino
The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance by Ron Chernow
How Wall Street Created a Nation: J.P. Morgan, Teddy Roosevelt, and the Panama Canal by Ovidio Diaz Espino
An Illuminated Life: Belle da Costa Greene's Journey from Prejudice to Privilege by Heidi Ardizzone
The Incorporation of America: Culture and Society in the Gilded Age by Alan Trachtenberg
The Incredible Pierpont Morgan, Financier and Art Collector by Cass Canfield
The Industrial Era by Academic Industries
Iron Empires: Robber Barons, Railroads, and the Making of Modern America by Michael Hiltzik
J. Pierpont Morgan: Industrialist and Financier (Signature Lives: Modern America) by Michael Burgan
J.P. Morgan by Stanley Jackson
J.P. Morgan: The Financier as Collector by Louis Auchincloss
James J. Hill,: A great life in brief (Great lives in brief; a new series of biographies) by Stewart H. Holbrook
The Kingdom of Ohio by Matthew Flaming
The Life and Legend of E. H. Harriman by Maury Klein
Masters of Enterprise: Giants of American Business from John Jacob Astor and J.P. Morgan to Bill Gates and Oprah Winfrey by H. W. Brands
The Monied Metropolis: New York City and the Consolidation of the American Bourgeoisie, 1850-1896 by Sven Beckert
Morgan: American Financier by Jean Strouse
Mornings on Horseback by David McCullough
Mr. Morgan and His Architect by Wayne Andrews
Murder on the Oceanic by Conrad Allen
The Nation Reunited: War's Aftermath by Richard W. Murphy
Olympic & Titanic: The Truth Behind the Conspiracy by Steve Hall
The Other Side of the Night: The Carpathia, the Californian, and the Night the Titanic was Lost by Daniel Allen Butler
Pierpont Morgan and friends: The anatomy of a myth by George Wheeler
Pierpont Morgan as collector and patron, 1837-1913 by Francis Henry Taylor
Pulitzer: A Life in Politics, Print, and Power by James McGrath Morris
Ragtime by E. L. Doctorow
The River Devil by Diane Whiteside
The Robber Barons and the Sherman Antitrust Act: Reshaping American Business (Milestones in American History) by Tim McNeese
Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis by Timothy Egan
Telephone: The First Hundred Years by John Brooks
Titan: The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr. by Ron Chernow
The Titanic Story by Stephen D. Cox
Titanic's Last Secrets: The Further Adventures of Shadow Divers John Chatterton and Richie Kohler by Brad Matsen
Titanic: Destination Disaster by John P. Eaton
The Titanic: End of A Dream by Wyn Craig Wade
To Catch the Lightning: A Novel of American Dreaming by Alan Cheuse
The Tycoons: How Andrew Carnegie, John D. Rockefeller, Jay Gould, and J. P. Morgan Invented the American Supereconomy by Charles R. Morris
Unreasonable Men: Theodore Roosevelt and the Republican Rebels Who Created Progressive Politics by Michael Wolraich
Voyagers of the Titanic: Passengers, Sailors, Shipbuilders, Aristocrats, and the Worlds They Came From by Richard Davenport-Hines
Wisdom from the Robber Barons: Enduring Business Lessons from Rockefeller, Morgan, and the First Industrialists by George David Smith

Character description

Financier and "robber baron".

John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan (April 17, 1837 – March 31, 1913) was an American financier, banker, philanthropist 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. After financing the creation of the Federal Steel Company, he merged in 1901 with the Carnegie Steel Company and several other steel and iron businesses, including Consolidated Steel and Wire Company owned by William Edenborn, to form the United States Steel Corporation.

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., and bequeathing his mansion and large book collections to The Morgan Library & Museum in New York.

J. P. Morgan in Wikipedia

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