Charles Yerkes

1837 - 1905

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Charles Tyson Yerkes Jr. ( YUR-keez; June 25, 1837 – December 29, 1905) was an American financier. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Charles Yerkes has received more than 94,541 page views. His biography is available in 16 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 15 in 2019). Charles Yerkes is the 334th most popular businessperson (down from 275th in 2019), the 4,963rd most popular biography from United States (down from 4,433rd in 2019) and the 108th most popular American Businessperson.

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Among businesspeople, Charles Yerkes ranks 334 out of 604Before him are Andrea Agnelli, Isabella Beeton, Linda McMahon, Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, Alan Lomax, and Maurice Farman. After him are Chuck Feeney, Jerry Buss, Jean-Michel Aulas, Will Keith Kellogg, Arthur D. Levinson, and Christophe de Margerie.

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Among people born in 1837, Charles Yerkes ranks 71Before him are Ernst Ziller, Barghash bin Said of Zanzibar, George Dewey, Alphonse Legros, Mary Harris Jones, and Ignatz Kolisch. After him are Elizabeth Jane Gardner, Robert Gould Shaw, Wilhelm Kühne, Wilhelm Lexis, Princess Bathildis of Anhalt-Dessau, and Francis Marrash. Among people deceased in 1905, Charles Yerkes ranks 55Before him are Charles Renard, Hermann Wissmann, John Hay, Juan Valera y Alcalá-Galiano, Kārlis Baumanis, and Henrik Sjöberg. After him are Mary Mapes Dodge, Theodoros Diligiannis, Simeon Solomon, René Goblet, Francisco Silvela, and Ralph Copeland.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Charles Yerkes ranks 4,963 out of 15,968Before him are Jimmy Durante (1893), Fred Gwynne (1926), Billie Burke (1884), Asa Gray (1810), Joey Kramer (1950), and Manny Ayulo (1921). After him are Andrea True (1943), Nick Cassavetes (1959), Russ Tamblyn (1934), James Blish (1921), Ira Sprague Bowen (1898), and Reginald Rose (1920).

Among BUSINESSPEOPLE In United States

Among businesspeople born in United States, Charles Yerkes ranks 108Before him are Franklin Clarence Mars (1883), Vincent J. McMahon (1914), Ben Bradlee (1921), Milton S. Hershey (1857), Linda McMahon (1948), and Alan Lomax (1915). After him are Chuck Feeney (1931), Jerry Buss (1933), Will Keith Kellogg (1860), Arthur D. Levinson (1950), Herman Cain (1945), and Roy Raymond (1947).