Charles Tyson Yerkes

Yerkes

[yur-keez]
noun
1.
Charles Tyson, 1837–1905, U.S. financier and mass-transit magnate.
2.
Robert Mearns [murnz] , 1876–1956, U.S. psychologist and psychobiologist: pioneered in studies of the great apes.
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charles tyson yerkes

American financier who put together the syndicate of companies that built Chicago's mass-transit system

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