John Jacob Astor Quote
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsJohn Jacob Astor
Born: July 17, 1763
Died: March 29, 1848 (aged 84)
Occupation: Businessman, merchant, investor
Bio: John Jacob Astor was a German-American business magnate, merchant and investor who was the first prominent member of the Astor family and the first multi-millionaire in the United States. He was the creator of the first trust in America.