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John Augustus Reitz

American banker

Died when: 75 years 147 days (904 months)
Star Sign: Sagittarius

 

John Augustus Reitz

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.


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