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#1711046 - 06/15/12 06:36 PM Happy 200th Birthday
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http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/06/11/idINL1E8H57RJ20120611


"Citigroupís predecessor bank, the City Bank of New York, received its bank charter on June 16, 1812, with authorized capital of $2 million and paid-in capital of $800,000. Its president was Samuel Osgood, who had been Postmaster-General under President George Washington."
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#1711051 - 06/15/12 06:40 PM Re: Happy 200th Birthday Pale Rider
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Happy birthday Citi. I wonder if there are any current employees that started on that day. laugh
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#1711107 - 06/15/12 08:07 PM Re: Happy 200th Birthday Pale Rider
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Besides Pale?
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#1711303 - 06/18/12 04:18 PM Re: Happy 200th Birthday Pale Rider
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Originally Posted By: Pale Rider
http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/06/11/idINL1E8H57RJ20120611


"Citigroup’s predecessor bank, the City Bank of New York, received its bank charter on June 16, 1812, with authorized capital of $2 million and paid-in capital of $800,000. Its president was Samuel Osgood, who had been Postmaster-General under President George Washington."


Political connections go back a ways, eh?

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#1711316 - 06/18/12 04:29 PM Re: Happy 200th Birthday Pale Rider
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I always figured Washington as a member of the 1%.
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#1711318 - 06/18/12 04:30 PM Re: Happy 200th Birthday Pale Rider
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Boo! I thought this was a Pale's Birthday thread frown

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#1711339 - 06/18/12 05:06 PM Re: Happy 200th Birthday MyBrainHurts
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Originally Posted By: MyBrainHurts
I always figured Washington as a member of the 1%.

According to this atricle, he had the largest net worth of any US president... $525 million (inflation-adjusted to 2010 dollars).

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#1711340 - 06/18/12 05:07 PM Re: Happy 200th Birthday Jokerman
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Originally Posted By: Jokerman
Originally Posted By: Pale Rider
http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/06/11/idINL1E8H57RJ20120611


"Citigroup’s predecessor bank, the City Bank of New York, received its bank charter on June 16, 1812, with authorized capital of $2 million and paid-in capital of $800,000. Its president was Samuel Osgood, who had been Postmaster-General under President George Washington."


[censored] connections go back a ways, eh?


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