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John Austin Stevens

John Austin Stevens, American banker.

Background

  • Stevens, John Austin was born on January 22, 1795 in New York City. Son of Ebenezer and Lucretia Ledyard (Sands) Stevens.

  • Education

    • Graduated from Yale, 1813.

    Career

    • Partner in his father’s merc. firm, New York City, 1818-1839. 1st president Bank of Commerce, New York City, 1839-1866. President Associate Banks of New York, Philadelphia and Boston.

      President Merchants. Exchange. Secretary New York City C. of Commerce.

    Connections

    • Married Abby Weld, 1824, at least 2 children including John Austin.
    • father: Ebenezer Stevens
    • mother: Lucretia Ledyard (Sands) Stevens
    • spouse: Abby Weld
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    Born January 22, 1795
    Died October 19, 1872
    (aged 77)
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