PEABODY, GEORGE FOSTER
GEORGE FOSTER PEABODY (1852-1938). Peabody was a banker and a philanthropist. A meeting between Spencer Trask and Peabody led to the latter's becoming a partner in Spencer Trask and Company in 1881; during the 1890s they were a leading investment banking firm, financing numerous industries including railroads, sugar and electric lighting. In 1923, Peabody purchased the land at Warm Springs, Georgia and with Franklin D. Roosevelt developed the famed health center.

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St. Louis, Alton And Terre Haute Railroad Company-signed By George Foster Peabody

 PEABODY, GEORGE FOSTER
1889, Illinois & Indiana. Stock certificate for 100 shares of the St. Louis, Alton & Terre Haute Railroad Company signed as chairman by George Foster Peabody,(1852 - 1938). Banker, Philanthropist. A meeting between Spencer Trask and Peabody led to the latter's becoming a partner in Spencer Trask & Co. in 1881 and by the 1890's they had become a leading investment banking firm financing numerous industries including railroads, sugar and electric lighting. In 1923, Peabody purchased the land at Warm Springs, Georgia and with Franklin D. Roosevelt developed the famed health center. It was Peabody who introduced the future president to Warm Springs. Brown/Black. Vignette of train at top center. Stamp and punch cancelled with all paper intact. Fine.
Catalog: # SB-2378
State: Missouri
Topic: Famous People on Stocks and Bonds
Price: $29.00