Posted by: Ron DuBour | February 19, 2015

Man of the People


Poesy plus Polemics

Amadeo P. Giannini 1870-1949 Time Magazine Cover Portrait by Boris Artzybasheff Amadeo P. Giannini 1870-1949
Founder of The Bank of America
Time Magazine Cover
Portrait by Boris Artzybasheff

(Regarding Amadeo Giannini)

humble hearted titan
emerged from the
immigrant crowd as
a thirteen-year-old
self-made broker of
produce a farmer’s
best friend whose
success built small
fortune the capital
seed to establish a
bank the first ever to
lend to the little guy
laborers working poor
now had a third hand
to help carve their piece
of American dreams

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