R. D. Weeks
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|R. D. Weeks|
|Occupation||Seventh President of NYSE (1834-1835)|
R. D. Weeks was the seventh and ninth president of the New York Stock & Exchange Board, which in 1863 shortened its name to the New York Stock Exchange. Weeks succeeded John Ward as president of the exchange in 1834. He also served as president again from 1836 to 1837.
The exchange, which had been created in 1792 with the signing of the Buttonwood Agreement, was formally organized with a constitution drafted in 1817.
- ↑ The New York Stock Exchange: its history, its contribution to national .... Google Books.
- ↑ Presidents and Chairmen of The New York Stock Exchange. New York Stock Exchange.
- ↑ A Selected Wall Street Chronology. PBS.
- ↑ Anthony Stockholm. FactualWorld.