Stephen Girard


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Noun1.Stephen Girard - United States financier (born in France) who helped finance the War of 1812 (1750-1831)Stephen Girard - United States financier (born in France) who helped finance the War of 1812 (1750-1831)
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a wealthy Philadelphia lawyer [and] close friend, counsel, and financial associate of Philadelphia merchant and banker Stephen Girard, reputedly one of the two wealthiest men in the country.
These glances from your gestures are part of the memories of people, the ones who long ago drank in France, in the blond province where my Uncle Stephen Girard was given his jewels from the king.
The most famous of these transactions was a loan from Stephen Girard, shipping magnate turned banker, who infused the U.