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MacArthur, John D.locked

(06 March 1897–06 January 1978)
  • Elizabeth Zoe Vicary

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MacArthur, John D. (06 March 1897–06 January 1978), insurance executive and billionaire, was born in Pittston, Pennsylvania, the son of William Telfer MacArthur, a farmer and Presbyterian minister, and Georgiana Welstead. Dropping out of public school after the eighth grade, MacArthur worked for a time with his brother ...

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