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Morgan, William Forbes, 1879-1937



  • Existence: September 22, 1879 - April 20, 1937

Biographical / Historical

William Forbes Morgan (b. Sept. 22, 1879, New York, New York-d. Apr. 20, 1937, Columbus, Ohio), stock broker and 1936 Democratic National Treasurer. He entered the brokerage business at age of twenty, and from 1903 to 1906 was a partner in the Boston firm of E. Rollins, Moss & Brothers. From 1906 to 1912 he was a partner in Wilmerding, Morgan & Livermore of New York City. During World War I he was a major in the Twelfth New York Infantry. From 1933 to 1935, he was Deputy Governor of the Farm Credit Administration in Washington, D.C.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Edward Mandell House papers

Call Number: MS 466
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, memoirs, writings, photographs, memorabilia, and other papers documenting Edward M. House's personal life and political career. The diary details his childhood experiences and also notes political observations (1912-1924). Materials relating to the Paris Peace Conference include minutes of meetings of the Supreme Council and memoranda from various countries presenting claims. Writings include essays, reviews, novels, and other works....
Dates: 1860-2007, bulk 1885-1938