Hetty Green

Hetty Green

The First Lady of Wall Street

Hetty Howland Green (1834-1916), born Hetty Howland Robinson, and known in her later years as “The Witch of Wall Street”, was born in the whaling town of New Bedford, Massachusetts to Quaker parents. This biography charts Hetty Green’s extraordinary ascent up the pyramid of wealth to a point where, in the earliest years of the twentieth century, she was being identified as the richest woman in America.

The first in a series of brief biographies of significant tycoons, this is an insight into the life and methods of one of the earliest and most influential business women in the US. It examines the source of her wealth, and her method of building upon that.  It also profiles those who helped or thwarted her along the way.

130 pages. Includes a family tree, further reading, timeline and index.

Hetty Howland Green (1834-1916), born Hetty Howland Robinson, and known in her later years as “The Witch of Wall Street”, was born in the whaling town of New Bedford, Massachusetts to Quaker parents. This biography charts Hetty Green’s extraordinary ascent up the pyramid of wealth to a point where, in the earliest years of the twentieth century, she was being identified as the richest woman in America.

The first in a series of brief biographies of significant tycoons, this is an insight into the life and methods of one of the earliest and most influential business women in the US. It examines the source of her wealth, and her method of building upon that.  It also profiles those who helped or thwarted her along the way.

130 pages. Includes a family tree, further reading, timeline and index.

Contents

Introduction 
Early Years 
Mr Green 
Aunt Sylvia’s Will 
The Panic of 1873 
Hetty Declares Independence 
Texas 
Hetty’s Empire 
Hoboken 
The Panic of 1907 
Sylvie’s Marriage 
The Last Days 
Hetty’s Will 
Family tree 
Select Bibliography 
Index 

 

Imprint
Spiramus Press
Publisher
Spiramus Press
Language
English
Product Format
Paperback
Dimensions
210 x 148
Publication Date
14 Oct 2019
Number of Pages
130
ISBN
9781910151747
Edition
1
Product Format
PDF
Dimensions
210 x 148
Publication Date
1 Oct 2019
Number of Pages
130
ISBN
9781910151754
Edition
1