Thursday, November 6, 2008

J. Paul Getty Signed Check

Jean Paul Getty was born on December 15, 1892, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He worked for his father's oil business, Minnehoma Oil Company, during summer breaks from college (University of Southern California and the University of California at Berkeley). He finished his degree at Oxford in Britain in 1912. In 1914 he struck out on his own with loans from his father, trading in oil leases in Oklahoma.

Read more about J. Paul Getty and his autographs here.

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