Definition of J Pierpoint Morgan from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


J Pierpoint Morgan

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John Pierpoint Morgan (1837-1913) a powerful US industrial leader and financier who established the United States Steel Corporation and had interests in many other areas of business, including railways and shipping. Morgan had become a partner in his father's bank in 1871 and in 1895 he named it J P Morgan and Company. He gave his large art collection to New York's Museum of Modern Art.