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happened to important people of 1923
Do you know who
in 1923 was:
- 1. President
of the largest steel company?
- 2. President
of the largest gas company?
- 3. President
of the New York Stock Exchange?
- 4. Greatest
- 5. President
of the Bank of International Settlement?
- 6. Great Bear
of Wall Street?
These men should
have been considered some of the world's most successful men. At least they
found the secret of making money.
Now more than
55 years later, do you know what has become of these men?
- 1. The President
of the largest steel company, Charles Schwab, died a pauper.
- 2. The President
of the largest gas company, Edward Hopson, died insane.
- 3. The President
of the N.Y.S.E., Richard Whitney, was released from prison to die at home.
- 4. The greatest
wheat speculator, Arthur Cooger, died abroad, penniless.
- 5. The President
of the Bank of International Settlement shot himself.
- 6. The Great
Bear of Wall Street, Cosabee Rivermore, died of suicide.
The same year,
1923, the winner of the most important golf championship, Gene Sarazan, won
the U.S. Open and PGA Tournaments. He was still playing golf at 90 and solvent.
worry about business and concentrate on your golf!