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  2. George Peabody | American merchant, financier, and ...

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    See all related content →. George Peabody, (born Feb. 18, 1795, South Danvers [now Peabody], Mass., U.S.—died Nov. 4, 1869, London, Eng.), American-born merchant and financier whose banking operations in England helped establish U.S. credit abroad. When his brother’s Newburyport, Mass., dry goods store burned down in 1811, Peabody went to Georgetown in Washington, D.C., to work in a wholesale dry-goods warehouse.

  3. George Peabody | Encyclopedia.com

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    George Peabody (1795-1869), American merchant, financier, and philanthropist, amassed a fortune during his business career. He began as a merchant and ended as a banker and dealer in American securities in England. Born on Feb. 18, 1795, in Danvers, Mass., George Peabody had a limited education before being apprenticed to a grocer at the age of 11.

  4. George Peabody - New World Encyclopedia

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    George Peabody (February 18, 1795 – November 4, 1869) was an American entrepreneur, financier and philanthropist. Coming from a lower-middle class family and with little formal education, he partnered in building a successful dry goods business in the United States, and moved into banking and finance. His confidence in the long-term growth of the U.S. guided him as he relocated to London and become the primary conduit for the investment of British capital in the U.S., especially during the ...

    • What To Know About George Peabody: 'Father Of Modern Philanthropy' & Educational Initiatives | TIME
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  5. Who Is George Peabody? 5 Facts About the Philanthropist | Time

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    P hilanthropist George Peabody was a banker and patron of education initiatives whose generosity made him known as the “father of modern philanthropy.” Today, on the anniversary of his reception...

  6. George Peabody Medal | Peabody Institute

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    Peabody Online. Performing Arts & Medicine. Peabody Dance. Explore the Conservatory. Libraries & Archives. Recipients of the George Peabody Medal for Outstanding Contributions to Music in America. The Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University has awarded the Peabody Medal, instituted in 1980, to the following distinguished composers, performers, philanthropists, scholars, and business and civic leaders.

  7. Peabody Awards - Wikipedia

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    George Foster Peabody (1852–1938), namesake of the awards, was a highly successful investment banker who devoted much of his fortune to education and social enterprise. Lambdin Kay was the awards chairman for The National Association of Broadcasters when he was asked to create a prize to honor the nation's premier radio programs and performances.

  8. George Peabody Library - Wikipedia

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    The George Peabody Library is a library connected to the Johns Hopkins University, focused on research into the 19th century. It was formerly the Library of the Peabody Institute of music in the City of Baltimore, and is located on the Peabody campus at West Mount Vernon Place in the Mount Vernon-Belvedere historic cultural neighborhood north of downtown Baltimore , Maryland .

  9. George Foster Peabody - Wikipedia

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    George Foster Peabody (July 27, 1852 – March 4, 1938) was an American banker and philanthropist. Early life [ edit] He was born to George Henry Peabody and Elvira Peabody ( née Canfield) as the first of four children. [1] Both parents were New Englanders of colonial ancestry.

  10. George Peabody Elementary School | SFUSD

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    George Peabody is a successful, safe, and small elementary school with a family-feel located in San Francisco's Inner Richmond neighborhood. Our talented and experienced staff provides each student with meaningful learning experiences through purposeful instruction and a well articulated curriculum. We work to ensure that all students learn the skills and knowledge needed to build the foundation to lead successful lives and become productive citizens.

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