Thomas Fortune Ryan and his Family
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How Thomas Fortune Ryan clinched the deal with James Hazen Hyde to buy
control of the Equitable Life Assurance and of the fraudulent use of life
the poorest earnings
ratios were those of the biggest companies, the Equitable (Harriman-Ryan),
the New York Life (J.P. Morgan & Co) and the Rockefeller controlled Mutual
Life Insurance Co, it was easily concluded that the worst abuses were done
by the very powers who controlled Wall Street.
Fortune Ryan was now well entrenched among these powers. Although it exposed
the facts, the Hughes investigation did little to change the situation in
the life insurance sector. ...