Morgan John Pierpont

Morgan

, John Pierpont 1837-1913.
American financier and philanthropist noted for his reorganization and control of major railroads, his consolidation of the US Steel Corporation (1901), and his collection of art and the establishment of the Morgan Library in New York City, which was donated to the public (1924) by his son John Pierpont, Jr. (1867-1943).
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