Richard Whitney

Birthday
1, 1888
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Dec 5, 1974 (86)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
1, 1888
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Dec 5, 1974 (86)

About

Former president of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) who resigned by his own choice but was later indicted and sentenced to 5-10 years in prison for embezzlement.

Before Fame

He borrowed money from his family to establish his own brokerage film called Richard Whitney & Co. and purchase a seat on the NYSE.

Trivia

He wound up serving only 3 years and 4 months after being released on parole for good behavior.

Family Life

His wife stood behind up even when he was taken to jail.

Associated With

Gyude Bryant was another man charged with embezzlement.