Famous American Bankers

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 1 David Rockefeller

David Rockefeller
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Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: June 12, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: March 20, 2017
David Rockefeller, son of John D. Rockefeller Jr., was a banker who had also been the chairman and CEO of Chase Manhattan Corporation. He was the world’s oldest billionaire when he died in 2017 at age 101. He was criticized for his role in the Iran hostage crisis.

 2 J. P. Morgan

J. P. Morgan
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Famous As: Financier
Birthdate: April 17, 1837
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: March 31, 1913
J.P. Morgan was an iconic figure of the economic boom of the Gilded Age and established the investment banking firm J.P. Morgan & Co. He also controlled companies such as U.S. Steel, General Electric, and AT&T. He prevented the American economy from collapsing during the Panic of 1907.
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 3 Tom Steyer

Tom Steyer
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Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: June 27, 1957
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 4 Robert McNamara

Robert McNamara
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Famous As: Former United States Secretary of Defense
Birthdate: June 9, 1916
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: July 6, 2009
Robert McNamara was the U.S. secretary of defense from 1961 to 1968. He supported the Gulf of Tonkin resolution to engage the U.S. forces in the Vietnam War. He was also one of the “Whiz Kids” who worked for Ford Motors. He was the president of the World Bank, too.

 5 Jamie Dimon

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Famous As: CEO of JPMorgan Chase
Birthdate: March 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

Jamie Dimon is an American business executive, currently serving as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the largest of the popular American banks, JPMorgan Chase. He is among the few bank chief executives in the world to become a billionaire. In 2006, 2008, 2009, and 2011, Jamie Dimon was named in Time magazine's world's 100 most influential people lists.

 6 Lawrence Summers

Lawrence Summers
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: November 30, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 7 Ronald Perelman

Ronald Perelman
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: January 1, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
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 8 Janet Yellen

Janet Yellen
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: August 13, 1946
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 9 Prescott Bush

Prescott Bush
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 15, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: October 8, 1972

 10 Marvin Bush

Marvin Bush
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: October 22, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 11 Terry McAuliffe

Terry McAuliffe
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 9, 1957
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American

 12 Carter Page

Carter Page
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Famous As: Consultant
Birthdate: June 3, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 13 Jim Walton

Jim Walton
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: June 7, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

A member of the Walton family—the world’s richest family— James Walton has inherited retail giant Walmart along with his siblings. A graduate from the University of Arkansas, the billionaire is also the chairman of Arvest Bank and heads newspaper company, Community Publishers Inc. He played football during his younger days and leant to pilot planes. He has four children.

 14 Henry Paulson

Henry Paulson
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Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: March 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 15 Audrey Meadows

Audrey Meadows
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: February 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: February 3, 1996

 16 Phil Murphy

Phil Murphy
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Famous As: Governor
Birthdate: August 16, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 17 Timothy Geithner

Timothy Geithner
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Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: August 18, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 18 Jonathan Bush

Jonathan Bush
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Famous As: banker
Birthdate: May 6, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American

 19 Harry Markopolos

Harry Markopolos
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Famous As: Accountant
Birthdate: October 22, 1956
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 20 Eric Cantor

Eric Cantor
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Famous As: Political Leader
Birthdate: June 6, 1963
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 21 J. P. Morgan Jr.

J. P. Morgan Jr.
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Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: September 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: March 13, 1943

 22 Leon Black

Leon Black
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Famous As: Investment banker
Birthdate: July 31, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 23 James Forrestal

James Forrestal
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Famous As: Officer, Banker, Investment banker
Birthdate: February 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: May 22, 1949

 24 Richard Holbrooke

Richard Holbrooke
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Famous As: Banker, Diplomat, Politician, Writer
Birthdate: April 24, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: December 13, 2010

 25 Paul Wolfowitz

Paul Wolfowitz
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Famous As: Political scientist, Diplomat, Politician, Economist, Banker
Birthdate: December 22, 1943
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 26 Allen Stanford

Allen Stanford
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Famous As: Financier
Birthdate: March 24, 1950
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 27 Charles Keating

Charles Keating
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Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: December 4, 1923
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: March 31, 2014

 28 Brian Moynihan

Brian Moynihan
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Famous As: CEO of Bank of America
Birthdate: October 9, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 29 David René de Rothschild

David René de Rothschild
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Famous As: Banker, Politician, Businessperson
Birthdate: December 15, 1942
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 30 Raj Rajaratnam

Raj Rajaratnam
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Famous As: Financier, Banker
Birthdate: June 15, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: Indian, American

 31 Marcus Goldman

Marcus Goldman
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Famous As: Banker, Entrepreneur, Financier
Birthdate: December 9, 1821
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: July 20, 1904

 32 Amadeo Giannini

Amadeo Giannini
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Famous As: Banker, Entrepreneur
Birthdate: May 6, 1870
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: June 3, 1949

 33 Randy Lerner

Randy Lerner
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Famous As: Entrepreneur, Banker, Lawyer
Birthdate: February 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 34 Jacob Schiff

Jacob Schiff
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Famous As: Banker, Financier
Birthdate: January 10, 1847
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: September 25, 1920

 35 Samuel Sachs

Samuel Sachs
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Famous As: Banker, Entrepreneur, Investment banker
Birthdate: July 28, 1851
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: March 2, 1935

 36 Junius Spencer Morgan

Junius Spencer Morgan
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Famous As: Banker, Financier
Birthdate: April 14, 1813
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: April 8, 1890

 37 John Hoeven

John Hoeven
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 13, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 38 George Herbert Walker

George Herbert Walker
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Famous As: Banker, Financier
Birthdate: June 11, 1875
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: June 24, 1953

 39 George H. Walker

George H. Walker
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Famous As: Banker, Financier
Birthdate: June 11, 1875
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: June 24, 1953

 40 Sanford I. Weill

Sanford I. Sandy Weill
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Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: March 16, 1933
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American

 41 Henry Wells

Henry Wells
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: December 12, 1805
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: December 10, 1878

 42 Bruce Wasserstein

Bruce Wasserstein
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Famous As: Banker, Financier, Investment banker
Birthdate: December 25, 1947
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: October 14, 2009

 43 Maggie Lena Draper Walker

Maggie Lena Draper Walker
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: July 15, 1864
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: December 15, 1934

 44 Bob Diamond

Bob Diamond
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Famous As: banker
Birthdate: July 27, 1951
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 45 John Meriwether

John Meriwether
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Famous As: Banker, Financier
Birthdate: August 10, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 46 John Gutfreund

John Gutfreund
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Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: September 14, 1929
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: March 9, 2016

 47 John J. McCloy

John J. McCloy
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Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: March 31, 1895
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: March 11, 1989

 48 James Fisk

James Fisk
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Famous As: Stockbroker
Birthdate: April 1, 1835
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: January 7, 1872

 49 William George Fargo

William George Fargo
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Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: May 20, 1818
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: August 3, 1881

 50 Bebe Rebozo

Bebe Rebozo
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Famous As: Banker
Birthdate: November 17, 1912
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: May 8, 1998