Astor, John Jacob

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Astor, John Jacob Gender: M
born on 17 July 1763
Place Walldorf, Germany, 50n36, 10e23
Timezone LMT m10e23 (is local mean time)
Data source
Date w/o time
Rodden Rating X
Collector: Penfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_cancol.18.gif 24°29' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif

John Jacob Astor


German-American fur trader and financier who founded the Astor fortune. He came to New York at age 20, entered the fur trade in 1787 and eventually won a monopoly of U.S. trade. He invested his money in Manhattan farm land that later became New York City. Astor's estate was valued at $20 million when he died on 3/29/1848, New York.

Link to Wikipedia biography


  • other kin relationship with Astor, John Jacob VI (born 14 August 1912). Notes: Great-great grandson


  • Work : New Job 1787 (Entered the fur trade)

Source Notes

Birth time unknown. Penfield speculated for 17.00 LMT. Old file has 00:30 AM LMT.

Starkman rectified to 17.51.08 LMT.


  • Lifestyle : Financial : Invest/ Property (Manhattan farm land)
  • Lifestyle : Financial : Wealthy (Founded Astor fortune)
  • Vocation : Business : Economist
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur (Furrier)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book