Business & Finance: 23 Wall Street

Just before the War the Yale College class of 1908 published a book in which appeared brief first-hand accounts of what its members had accomplished during the six-year period. The young men supplied their own epigraphs. One of them wrote: "After graduating I spent a thoroughly delightful summer traveling abroad with Davis and R. Noyes and, returning in September, started to work in the National Commercial Bank of Albany. . . .

"In the spring of 1910, I left Albany to come to New York to work in the financial department of J. G....