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Baker, George Fisher

Born: 1840 AD
Died: 1931 AD, at 91 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Philanthropist


1840 - Born on March 27th in Troy, New York. Baker was an American financier, bank president, and philanthropist, who endowed the graduate school of business administration at Harvard University.

1863 - Baker was one of the founders of the First National Bank of New York.

         - When the national banking system was created, Baker joined with several New York stockbrokers to establish the First National Bank of New York City.

1877 - Became the president of the First National Bank of New York.

1909 - Was the chairman of its board of directors.

1931 - Died on May 2nd at the age of 91 in New York City.


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