Financial History Issue 125 (Spring 2018) - Page 5

IN THIS ISSUE DEPARTMENTS TRUSTEES Richard Sylla, Chairman New York University Andrea de Cholnoky, Vice Chair Golden Seeds Robert Muccilo, Treasurer Consolidated Edison 4 The Ticker Alvi Abuaf The Museum’s evening lecture series features the Winklevoss twins and other experts on “The Blockchain and the Future of Everything.” Capgemini Gregory Bauer Moody’s Marcy Cohen 4 Message to Members ING Americas   By David Cowen, President and CEO David J. Cowen, President/CEO Museum of American Finance 7 Trivia Quiz: Who Am I? Sanford Crystal Crystal & Company Name the financier or tycoon for a chance to win a FREE one-year MoAF membership and a signed copy of Ladies of the Ticker. John P. Davidson III OCC Adam Goldstein Vettery 8 Connecting to Collections Martha Clark Goss Dreamland: A Coney Island Financial Failure American Water Works Cory Gunderson   By Sarah Poole Protiviti Robert Hotz 10 Educators’ Perspective Houlihan Lokey Bradford Hu In Defense of Capitalism Part II: The Temporal Nature of Capitalism Citi   By Brian Grinder and Dan Cooper Alfred F. Hurley, Jr. Emigrant Bank 30 Where Are They Now? Carol Kaimowitz Retired Insurance Executive The Museum’s series on the 207 underwriters of the 1956 Ford IPO continues with the history of Blair & Co. (founded in New York, 1890). Myron Kandel CNN Glenn Kaufman   By Susie J. Pak Kaufman Family LLC Ranch Kimball 40 Book Review Glorious Cahoots Capital Partners Consuelo Mack Reading the Market: Genres of Financial Capitalism in Gilded Age America, by Peter Knight WealthTrack Elizabeth O’Melia   Reviewed by James Prout S&P Global Ratings Richard B. Payne, Jr. Financial Services Executive Verne O. Sedlacek Financial Services Executive ON THE COVER The Buffett family at home in Omaha, Nebraska, in 1956. Left to right: Howard (17 months), Susie (21/2 years), Warren and Susan. See article, page 20. Karen Seitz Fusion Partners Mark Shenkman Shenkman Capital Management, Inc. David L. Shuler itBit Maria Smith Smith Affiliated Capital (SAC) Charles Wait The Adirondack Trust Company John E. Herzog, Chairman and Trustee Emeritus Herzog & Co. www.MoAF.org  |  Spring 2018  |  FINANCIAL HISTORY  3