John Pierpont Morgan was born into a wealthy family and received his education at the University of Göttingen, but he made money through several endeavors, namely the railroads, steel and the selling of government bonds.... More »

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There are several biographies of J.P. Morgan. As of 2014, recently published biographies include "Morgan: American Financier" by Jean Strouse and "The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern F... More »

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J.P. Morgan bought and collected art that was equal in value to about two-thirds of his estate or 900 million dollars today. Much of the art he purchased was obtained during the last two decades of his life. After his de... More »

J.P. Morgan bought and collected art that was equal in value to about two-thirds of his estate or 900 million dollars today. Much of the art he purchased was obtained during the last two decades of his life. After his de... More »

There are several biographies of J.P. Morgan. As of 2014, recently published biographies include "Morgan: American Financier" by Jean Strouse and "The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern F... More »

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The J.P. Morgan website has a page where a user can request a prospectus and a new account kit. The prospectus describes the fees associated with account management, as well as other expenses. The new account kit contain... More »

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J.P. Morgan helped fund Nikola Tesla's research into creating a global communication system using wireless telephone messages. Morgan provided Tesla with $150,000 to build a transmission tower and power plant. More »

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