American banker. The eldest son of Jay Cooke. He served as a junior partner in his fatherís Washington and New York offices until the collapse of Jay Cooke and Company in September, 1873. In December of that year, he along with his brother-in-law, Charles D. Barney formed Charles D. Barney & Co. and served as a minority partner in the firm, essentially reopening the doors of the failed former company. Their new company concentrated on trading securities.


Stillwater And St. Paul Railroad Co. Stock Signed As President By Jay Cooke, Jr.

1871, Minnesota. Stock certificate for 5 shares. Black. Nice panoramic vignette of a steam locomotive crossing a bridge at center, smaller locomotive at lower left. Litho. Attached adhesive revenue stamp. Signed as president of the company by JAY COOKE, JR. Punch cancellation lightly affects signature.
Catalog: # NP-1019
State: Minnesota
Topic: Railroad
Price: $400.00