Thursday, August 16, 2012

Chicago Board of Trade Members: McReynolds & Company


McReynolds & Company
NOV   1

Langlois scans



McReynolds & Company.
AUG   17   1899

document fragments from futures contracts

George S. McReynolds, CBOT Member #2502, ran this firm, and ran it into prison.  Mr. McReynolds committed business fraud and was sentenced to Joliet prison.  He was released early due to a sick mother.  The New York Times told this rather brief story on August 26, 1910:


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