America's 60 families by Ferdinand Lundberg

By Ferdinand Lundberg

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Another Brady daughter married Francis P. Garvan, a Tammany Assistant District Attorney who soon after his marriage became President Wilson's Assistant Attorney General and Alien Property Custodian. In the latter position he supervised the transfer of German chemical patents from confiscated companies to the Chemical Foundation for less than $300,000; Garvan is still head of the Chemical Foundation as well as dean of the law school at Fordham University. Walter C. Teagle, president of the Standard Oil Company of New D.

A few families function primarily through their own law firms; two that do this are the Clark family of the Singer Sewing Machine fortune and the Taft family (Cincinnati real estate). As we have He observed, Morgan is not the wealthiest of our wealthy and perhaps unprecedented power from the massed resources of the many families and their corporations men. derives his unique The allegiance of these families was gradually over a period of many decades by Morgan prestige, earned by a demonstrated ability in ruthless financial statesmanship and political that stand behind him.

A Vanderbilt married Virginia Fair, daughter of Senator James Fair of California, thus bringing the Fair accumulation, based upon the fabulous Ophir silver mine, into the Vanderbilt orbit. James Watson Webb, descendant of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt, married Havemeyer (American Sugar Refining Company), who is Electra H. Webb and reputed one of the wealthiest women in Electra now America. A daughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt II became Mrs. Harry Payne Whitney, wife of a Standard Oil princeling, and a daughter of William Henry Vanderbilt married Hamilton McKay Tv/ombly; upon her husband's death she, too, became one of America's wealthiest women.

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