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Henry S. Morgan

AKA Henry Sturgis Morgan

Born: 24-Oct-1900
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 8-Feb-1982
Location of death: New York City
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Business
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

Henry S. Morgan was co-founder of Morgan Stanley in 1935, when the Banking Act of 1933 required J. P. Morgan & Co. to split its commercial and investment banking into two separate companies. His partner, Harold Stanley, and the entire upper management of Morgan Stanley came from the parent firm. Morgan was the son of John Pierpont Morgan, Jr., grandson of J. Pierpont Morgan, great-grandson of Junius Spencer Morgan, and great-great-grandson of family patriarch Joseph Morgan. His wife, Catherine Adams, was a direct descendant of US Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams, and Morgan's brother-in-law, Charles Francis Adams IV, was President of Raytheon.

Father: John Pierpont Morgan, Jr. (millionaire)
Mother: Jane Norton Grew Morgan (b. 20-Sep-1868, m. 11-Dec-1890, d. 14-Aug-1925, two daughters, two sons)
Brother: Junius Spencer Morgan (b. 15-Mar-1892, d. 19-Oct-1960)
Sister: Jane Norton Morgan Pennoyer (b. 14-Nov-1893)
Sister: Frances Tracy Morgan Nichols (b. 17-Jan-1897, d. 11-Mar-1989)
Wife: Catherine Francis Lovering Adams (b. 13-Jan-1902, m. 26-Jun-1923, d. 1988, five children)
Son: John A. Morgan (Chairman of Morgan Joseph investment bank)
Son: Charles F. Morgan (Morgan Stanley executive)

    High School: Groton School, Groton, MA
    University: Harvard University (1923)
    Administrator: Trustee, Groton School
    Administrator: Board of Overseers, Harvard University (1935-82)

    America's Cup Hall of Fame
    Morgan Stanley Co-Founder (1935)
    Member of the Board of J. P. Morgan & Co. (1929-35)
    Member of the Board of General Electric (1934-82)
    Member of the Board of Pullman Palace Car Company
    Bohemian Grove
    Community Service Society
    Council on Foreign Relations
    International Yacht Racing Union
    Morgan Library & Museum President (1960-81); Chairman (1981-82)
    Morgan Library & Museum Trustee (1924-60)
    Museum of Modern Art Trustee (1954-82)
    New York Yacht Club Commodore (1949-51)
    Pilgrims Society Executive Board
    Roxburghe Club
    OSS Agent (World War II)
    Welsh Ancestry
    Morgan Family
    Risk Factors: Smoking


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