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"The Wealthiest Americans Ever"

The New York Times three and a half years ago ranked J. D. #1, the Commodore #2, and John Jacob Astor #3.

Here's an interesting piece from the Freeman about how John Jacob Astor trounced the federal government.

Here's Thomas Sowell writing about the legacy of J. D. (Link via the Big Henry.)

And finally, Business Insider will see the Times's "wealthiest Americans ever" and raise to "The 20 Richest People Of All Time".

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