"Morgan," (U17.1749)

John Pierpont Morgan (1837 - 1913) was an American financier and investment banker who dominated Wall Street throughout the Gilded Age. He headed the banking firm that ultimately became known as J.P. Morgan and Co. He died with an estimated fortune at $80 million. His son JP "Jack" Morgan built the Morgan Library in NYC; it includes a remarkable collection of items related to Joyce.