Author:Frank A. Vanderlip

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From Farm Boy to Financier

By: Frank A. Vanderlip

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century Co., Incorporated: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 322H1616

ISBN: B00085HVUY

Condition: Good


B00085HVUY vi, [2], 312 pp. Index. Black and white photographic plates including frontis portrait of Vanderlip who rose from humble beginnings to become head of National City Bank. This work most notable for Chapter XXI entitled 'A Conclave on Jekyl Island' which states: "There was an occasion, near the close of 1910, when I was as secretive, indeed, as furtive as any conspirator... I do not feel it any exaggeration to speak of our secret expedition to Jekyl Island as the occasion of the actual conception of what eventually became the Federal Reserve System." - page 210. Moderate w... View more info