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Jay Gould

Business (27-May-1836 — 2-Dec-1892)


Kenneth D. Ackerman. The Gold Ring: Jim Fisk, Jay Gould, and Black Friday, 1869. New York: Dodd, Mead. 1988. 340pp.

Julius Grodinsky. Jay Gould: His Business Career, 1867-1892. University of Pennsylvania Press. 1957. 627pp.

Murat Halstead; J. Frank Beale; Willis Fletcher Johnson. Life of Jay Gould: How He Made His Millions. Edgewood Publishing Co.. 1892. 490pp.

Maury Klein. The Life and Legend of Jay Gould. JHU Press. 1997. 640pp.

Edward J. Renehan. The Dark Genius of Wall Street: The Misunderstood Life of Jay Gould, King of the Robber Barons. Basic Books Inc.. 2005. 352pp.


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  5. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.463)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.612)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.418)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.285)

  10. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.210)

  11. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.143)

  12. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.357)

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