James W. Bleecker

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James W. Bleecker
Occupation Fourth President of NYSE (1827-1830)

James W. Bleecker served as the fourth president of the New York Stock & Exchange Board, which in 1863 shortened its name to the New York Stock Exchange. Bleecker followed Edward Lyde as president.[1][2]

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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.

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