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Known autograph occurrences
on collectible certificates
|Financier. Founded Jay Cooke & Co. bank. Famous for selling government bonds to pay for Civil War. Financed several western railroads including the Northern Pacific. Precipitated Panic of 1873 and lost all in bad railroad investments. Rebuilt fortune in Utah mining.|
|Cleveland Columbus Cincinnati & Indianapolis Railway Co||CLE-480-S-40||stockholder|
|Columbus Chicago & Indiana Central Railway Co||COL-625-S-60||for Cooke & Co.|
|(The) Lake Shore Railway Co||LAK-635-S-50||for Jay Cooke & Co.|
|(The) Northern Pacific Railroad Co||NOR-787-B-13||trustee|
|(The) Northern Pacific Railroad Co||NOR-787-B-19||trustee|
|(The) Northern Pacific Railroad Co||NOR-787-S-45a||trustee|
|(The) Northern Pacific Railroad Co||NOR-787-S-48a||stockholder|
|Oil Creek & Allegheny River Rail Way Co||OIL-467-S-50a||stockholder|
|Pittsburgh Fort Wayne & Chicago Railway Co||PIT-455-O-50||for Jay Cooke & Co|
|Preston Coal & Improvement Co||PRE-500-S-30||for Jay Cooke & Co|
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