John Jacob Astor
Born July 17, 1763
Died March 29, 1848
New York, New York
First American immigrant millionaire
John Jacob Astor. National Portrait Gallery.
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An American fur trader, merchant, and capitalist, John Jacob Astor (1763-1848) used his profits from fur trading to invest in a wide range of business enterprises. By the time of his death he was the ...