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Morgan, john pierpont, banker and financier, b in hartford, conn, 17 april, 1837 d in rome, italy, 31 march, 1913, son of junius spencer. John pierpont morgan was born on april 17, 1837, in hartford, connecticut, to junius spencer morgan, a wealthy financier, and his wife juliet pierpont. Jp morgan, in full john pierpont morgan, (born april 17, 1837, hartford, connecticut, us—died march 31, 1913, rome, italy), american financier and industrial. The life story of john pierpont morgan and its strongest individuals have been business men, and the strongest of them all is the subject of this biography.
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