Russell H. Nevins

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Russell H. Nevins
Occupation Fifth President of the NYSE (1830-1831)

Russell H. Nevins served as the fifth president of the New York Stock & Exchange Board, which in 1863 shortened its name to the New York Stock Exchange. Nevins followed James W. Bleecker as president.

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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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