Investing in Middle America: John Elliott Tappan and the Origins of American Express Financial Advisors

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In 1894, in the teeth of Americas second worst depression, a young Minneapolis lawyer feared for the ability of ordinary men and women to survive in a collapsing economy. John Elliott Tappan did something about it: he founded Investors Syndicate, the financial pioneer that later became American Express. This is the story of an unlikely man and the role that he played in the great sea of change in American life. A reserved Republican, Tappan was one of Americas great financial entrepreneurs. He created an investment service ...

Investing in Middle America: John Elliott Tappan and the Origins of American Express Financial Advisors 2002, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780312233983

2001 edition

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