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|جون ستيوارت كينيدي|
|الميلاد||4 يناير 1830
|تاريخ الوفاة||30 أكتوبر 1909 (79 سنة)|
- معرف الشبكات الاجتماعية وسياق الأرشيف: http://snaccooperative.org/ark:/99166/w64x618n — باسم: John Stewart Kennedy — تاريخ الاطلاع: 9 أكتوبر 2017
- "Mr. John S. Kennedy. Interesting Sketch Of The Life Of An Honored Citizen Of New-York.". February 20, 1893. اطلع عليه بتاريخ 11 يوليو 2010.
- "John Stewart Kennedy". New International Encyclopedia.
- "John Stewart Kennedy". National Cyclopaedia of American Biography. 1913. اطلع عليه بتاريخ 12 يوليو 2010.
Kennedy, John Stewart, financier and philanthropist, was born at Blantyre, near Glasgow, Scotland, Jan. 4, 1830, son of John and Isabel (Stewart) Kennedy. He was educated in the public schools of Glasgow. His father's circumstances made it impossible to expect a college career, and at the age of thirteen the son began his business life as a clerk in a shipping office. Four years later he transferred his services to an iron and coal concern in Glasgow, and in 1850 a London firm in the iron and metal business made him an offer to travel for it in the United States and Canada, and he eagerly accepted the opportunity of broadening his experience and enlarging his prospects for advancement. He came to the United States in June,. 1850, and made his headquarters in New York city for two years. He went back to become the manager of the same firm's branch office in Glasgow, and he held that position from August, 1852, until December, 1856, but the institutions and the opportunities of the .