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Pages: 162. Not illustrated. Chapters: Sidney Weinberg, Cornelius
Vander Starr, John Knudsen Northrop, Whitney Shepardson, Jules C.
Stein, John Vernou Bouvier Iii, Donald Wills Douglas, Sr., Edward
D. Jones, Thomas Bayard Mccabe, Artemus Gates, Robert Ten Broeck
Stevens, Cornelius Vanderbilt Iv, George M. Humphrey, John M. Olin,
E. F. Young, Jr., Josiah K. Lilly, Jr., Ernie Byfield, William
Warder Norton, Elliott White Springs, Noel Wien, Kenneth Bruce
Ross, Margaret Rudkin, James H. R. Cromwell, Henry Doelger, D. J.
Depree, Rudolf Sonneborn, Charles Crouch, Marvin Pierce, Henry Neil
Mallon, Irene Hayes, Walter Paepcke, George A. Hamid, Samuel D.
Wonders, James Earl Carter, Sr., Adolphus Busch Iii, Toni
Strassman, Ludlow Ogden Smith, Richard L. Simon, Robert E. Gross,
Harry Amos Bullis, Paul Galvin, Erma Perham Proetz, Samuel Irving
Newhouse, Sr., John H. Macmillan, Lemuel Boulware, George Skakel,
Herbert V. Prochnow, Benjamin Abrams, Jack Solomon, Samuel Lloyd
Noble, Walter L. Morgan, James Dewar, Nathan Handwerker, William
Bernard Ziff, Sr., William Carter, Erle P. Halliburton, Jonathan
Bell Lovelace, C. P. Couch, Sam Eig, Philip D. Reed, Algur H.
Meadows, William Manealoff, Arthur Calbraith Dorrance. Excerpt:
Sidney James Weinberg (October 12, 1891 July 23, 1969) was a
long-time leader of the Wall Street firm Goldman Sachs, nicknamed
Mr. Wall Street by The New York Times and "director's director" by
Fortune magazine. In a rags-to-riches story, he rose from a
janitor's assistant, making $3/week, to CEO. Weinberg's background
contrasted sharply with that of the traditional Ivy League Wall
Streeter. Weinberg was one of eleven children of a Jewish wholesale
liquor dealer. His family were active members of Congregation Baith
Israel Anshei Emes in Brooklyn, joining when the synagogue was on
Boerum Place, and remaining with it when it moved...
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