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His father was a close friend and biographer of WHS. Educated at S. S. Seward Institute in Florida, NY. Baker was the co-founder of the First National Bank of the City of New York in 1863, which is now Citibank. Baker had a major influence on American banking and finance during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Turned towards philanthropy in later part of life. At death, his estimated net worth was over $100 million.

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His father was a close friend and biographer of WHS. Educated at S. S. Seward Institute in Florida, NY. Baker was the co-founder of the First National Bank of the City of New York in 1863, which is now Citibank. Baker had a major influence on American banking and finance during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Turned towards philanthropy in later part of life. At death, his estimated net worth was over $100 million.
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