John Augustus Reitz
American bankerDied when: 75 years 147 days (904 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius
John A.Reitz (1815–1891), known as the "Lumber Baron," was an American entrepreneur, industrialist, banker, civic leader, and philanthropist in Evansville, Indiana.
Using the wealth generated by his enterprises, he and his family created a lasting legacy of philanthropy in Evansville.Reitz gave millions of dollars to various charities, churches and educational organizations.