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How George Franklin Getty, father of Jean Paul Getty, converted from insurance to the oil business through a lucky investment in Oklahoma.


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George Franklin Getty became a brilliant lawyer and in 1884 moved his family, then including a four year old girl named Getrude Lois, to Minneapolis. He prospered in the rising flour capital of America, specializing on insurance and corporate law. Tragedy struck them in 1990, when a tyhoid epidemic ravaged the city and claim the life of their only child. Two years later, a son was born and named Jean Paul Getty ...

 

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