Sunday, December 15, 2013

On This Date in Minnesota History: December 15

December 15, 1892 – American industrialist J. Paul Getty was born in Minneapolis on this date. “He founded the Getty Oil Company, and in 1957 Fortune magazine named him the richest living American, whilst the 1966 Guinness Book of Records named him as the world's richest private citizen, worth an estimated $1,200 million.”

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