John Jacob Astor

John Jacob Astor - Business leader


John Jacob Astor - Entrepreneur, Business leader
- Anchor for Nightline from 1980 to 2005
- First U.S. multi-millionaire
- Made his fortune in fur, China-trade, and real estate
- Immigrated to U.S. in 1784, age 21
- Born in Waldolf, Germany
- Born 1763, Died 1848