Anthony Stockholm

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Anthony Stockholm
Occupation First President of NYSE (1817-1818)

Anthony Stockholm was the first president of the New York Stock Exchange, originally called the "New York Stock & Exchange Board."[1][2][3][4]


Stockholm served as president of the exchange from 1817 to 1818.

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The exchange, which had been created in 1792 with the signing of the Buttonwood Agreement, was formally organized with a constitution drafted in 1817. Stockholm then served as the first president of the New York Stock & Exchange Board. The name was later shortened to the New York Stock Exchange in 1863.[5]

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