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Littlefield, George Washington

Cheryl Knott Malone.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Agriculture and Farming; Banking. 980 words.

Littlefield, George Washington (21 June 1842–10 November 1920), cattle dealer, banker, and philanthropist, was born in Panola County, Mississippi, the son of Fleming Littlefield and Mildred...

Lloyd, Charles (1748–1828), banker and philanthropist

Christopher Fyfe.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 395 words.

Lloyd, Charles (1748–1828), banker and philanthropist, was born in Edgbaston Street, Birmingham, on 22 August 1748, the second son of Sampson Lloyd (1727–1807) of Birmingham, iron...

Montagu, Samuel, first Baron Swaythling (1832–1911), merchant banker and philanthropist

Edwin Green.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 1708 words.

Montagu, Samuel, first Baron Swaythling (1832–1911), merchant banker and philanthropist, was born Montagu Samuel in Liverpool on 21 December 1832, the second son and youngest child of Louis...

Newman, Isidore

Herman Kohlmeyer, Herman Kohlmeyer and Herman Kohlmeyer.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 1975 words.

Newman, Isidore (28 February 1837–30 November 1909), financier and philanthropist, was born Isidore Neumond in Kaiserslautern, Rhenish Bavaria (now the German state of Rheinland Pfalz), the...

O’Fallon, James

Harry M. Ward.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Medicine and Health; World History; Travel and Holiday. 1190 words.

O’Fallon, James (11 March 1749– December 1793), physician, speculator, and adventurer, was born in Roscommon, western Ireland, the son of William Fallon and Anne Eagan. (O’Fallon added the...

Paul, Josephine Bay

Thaddeus Russell.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 570 words.

Paul, Josephine Bay (10 August 1900–06 August 1962), businesswoman and philanthropist, was born Josephine Holt Perfect in Anamosa, Iowa, the daughter of Otis Lincoln Perfect, a realtor, and...

Payne, Oliver Hazard

William Becker.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 1152 words.

Payne, Oliver Hazard (21 July 1839–27 June 1917), business executive and philanthropist, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of Henry B. Payne, a lawyer and industrialist, and Mary Perry....

Peabody, George

William Weisberger.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Banking. 1800 words.

Peabody, George (18 February 1795–04 November 1869), merchant, investment banker, and philanthropist, was born in South Danvers (now Peabody), Massachusetts, the son of Thomas Peabody, a...

Peabody, George (1795–1869), merchant banker and philanthropist

Kathleen Burk.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 2198 words.

Peabody, George (1795–1869), merchant banker and philanthropist, was born on 18 February 1795 in South Danvers (later Peabody), Massachusetts, USA, the third child in a family of four sons...

Peabody, George Foster

David O’Donald Cullen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 1619 words.

Peabody, George Foster (27 July 1852–04 March 1938), investment banker and philanthropist, was born in Columbus, Georgia, the son of George Henry Peabody, a merchant, and Elvira Canfield....

Pettiford, William Reuben

Lynne B. Feldman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Banking; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1200 words.

Pettiford, William Reuben (20 January 1847–21 September 1914), pastor, banker, and race leader, was born in Granville County, North Carolina, the son of William Pettiford and Matilda...

Pratt, Enoch

Natalie Zacek.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 880 words.

Pratt, Enoch (10 September 1808–17 September 1896), businessman and philanthropist, was born in North Middleborough, Massachusetts, the son of Isaac Pratt and Naomi Keith, farmers. Although...

Pritzker, Abram Nicholas

Fred Carstensen.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking; Business and Management. 1265 words.

Pritzker, Abram Nicholas (06 January 1896–08 February 1986), entrepreneur and financier, was born in Chicago, Illinois, the son of Nicholas Pritzker, a pharmacist and later a lawyer, and...

Quinton, Sir John Grand (1929–2012), banker and football executive

Martin Vander Weyer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Banking; Sports and Outdoor Recreation. 1649 words.

Quinton, Sir John Grand (1929–2012), banker and football executive, was born at Hilton, 23 The Avenues, Recreation Road, Norwich, on 21 December 1929, the younger son and second of the...

Richardson, Thomas (1771–1853), financier and benefactor of Quaker institutions

M. W. Kirby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches; Banking; Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture. 1293 words.

Richardson, Thomas (1771–1853), financier and benefactor of Quaker institutions, son of Robert Richardson, formerly of Hull, and his wife, Caroline Garth, née Richardson, was born at...

Riis, Mary Phillips

Mary Frances Grosch.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 1024 words.

Riis, Mary Phillips (29 April 1877–04 August 1967), financier and social welfare reformer, was born in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Richard F. Phillips, a cotton broker and later...

Rosenwald, Julius

Milton Goldin.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 1145 words.

Rosenwald, Julius (12 August 1862–06 January 1932), executive and philanthropist, was born in Springfield, Illinois, the son of Samuel Rosenwald, a clothing merchant, and Augusta...

Schiff, Jacob Henry

Gary Dean Best.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 1738 words.

Schiff, Jacob Henry (10 January 1847–25 September 1920), banker and philanthropist, was born in Frankfurt, Germany, the son of Moses Schiff, a merchant, and Clara Niederhofheim. Schiff...

Seebohm, Frederic, Baron Seebohm (1909–1990), banker and philanthropist

Peter Leslie.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 867 words.

Seebohm, Frederic, Baron Seebohm (1909–1990), banker and philanthropist, was born on 18 January 1909 at Poynder's End, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, the second in the family of three sons and one...

Seligman, Jesse

Kelly L. Lankford and Daniel A. Wren.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Banking. 1127 words.

Seligman, Jesse (11 August 1827–23 April 1894), international banker and philanthropist, was born in Baiersdorf, Bavaria, the son of David Seligman, a farmer and woolen merchant, and Fanny...