Business: Giannini's 400

While the Congress was discussing the McFadden branch banking bill (see p. 8), knowing bankers watched the movements of Amadeo Peter Giannini. Mr. Giannini lives in San Francisco. He was born near there, at San José, in 1870. Therefore he may, and does, call himself a Native Son of the Golden West.

When Mr. Giannini was a boy he worked for a commission merchant; at 19 he was that merchant's partner. When he was 22 he married rich Joseph Cuneo's daughter. Being a Native Son helped Mr. Giannini increase his father-in-law's estate; helped him...

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