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1900 James C Fargo President of American Express ALS Hand Written Letter signed

1900 James C Fargo President of American Express ALS Hand Written Letter signed
1900 James C Fargo President of American Express ALS Hand Written Letter signed

1900 James C Fargo President of American Express ALS Hand Written Letter signed
James Congdell Strong Fargo (May 5, 1829 February 8, 1915) was a president of the American Express Company. And the brother of American Express Company. Fargo was born in Watervale, New York. An unincorporated hamlet in Onondaga County. Northeast of Pompey, New York. He was the seventh of eleven children born to William Congdell Fargo (17911878), of New London, Connecticut. And Stacy Chappel Strong (17991869). His older brother, the eldest child of William and Stacy, was William Fargo. Fargo attended public school in Sacramento. In 1845, when he was fifteen, he moved to Buffalo, New York. To work for his brother William, who was running express lines between Buffalo, Detroit, Michigan. And Albany, New York. In 1847, Fargo was granted control of operations in Detroit. Four years later, when the company was organized as Wells Fargo & Company. Fargo was named Superintendent of Virginia operations. In 1855, Fargo was appointed agent of Chicago, Illinois. For the American Express Company, the successor to Wells, Fargo & Co. He was then promoted to General Superintendent of the Northwest Division for the company. He left for New York City. In 1867 to assume the position of General Manager of the American Express Company. He became the third president of American Express after William’s death in 1881, with former U. James was also a co-founder, along with William Fargo, of American Express. He was succeeded as president in 1914 by George Chadbourne Taylor. Sometime between 1888 and 1890, J. Fargo took a trip to Europe. Despite the fact that he was president of American Express and that he carried with him traditional letters of credit. He found it difficult to obtain cash anywhere, except in major cities. Fargo went to Marcellus Flemming Berry. And asked him to create a better solution than the traditional letter of credit. All of my auctions are guaranteed original and authentic forever!!! ALSO Please check my other auctions as i will be listing many wonderful and rare Museum quality pieces in the next week and for the next year or so. The item “1900 James C Fargo President of American Express ALS Hand Written Letter signed” is in sale since Thursday, August 29, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “jaygould” and is located in Lake Monroe, Florida. This item can be shipped worldwide.
1900 James C Fargo President of American Express ALS Hand Written Letter signed