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John Austin Stevens

banker

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