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J. PIERPONTMORGAN, TIE SECOND
John PierpontMorgan istliis name.
. He is 46 years old' arid-a-graduate
of Harvard. -
He looks like his fattier at 46, talks
like hisf ather did,Nacts-like his father
j acted and smokes big, black' cigars
like his father used 6.
He spent years in t;he Morgan bank,
- in New York; more years at the head
of the Morgan interests in London
and slid naturally, intp'.possession of
the mahogany desk .tie'siiie his fath
er's eight years ago .as? the 'royally'
' .nominated heir to the'throhei t -
Jane . Norton. Grew, be'came his wife
in 1890.. 'I .- : '
4 .They have fourKphdreq -witlu
whom young Morgan spends all the
spare, time he can- steal from the
1 Hels .six feet tall, weighs 200
ipouhds and-'is-fond of outdoor sports,
being particularly partial to -yachting
arid tennis, in which he is expert.
HeTis. a director of about thirty
corporations and an officer in almost
. He has, a personal, fortune inde
pendent of his father's millions that
puts him in, the, millionaire class.
"He -knows "every detail of the im
mense' businessof the Morgan inter
est'bjothin America and Europe.
'Hads 'publicity- with even