2Chi è Amadeo Giannini? Questo è Amadeo Giannini. Compleanno: è sei maggio, milleottocentosettantaMorte: è tre giugno, millenovecentoquarantanoveAmadeo è generoso.Amadeo è responsabile.Amadeo è intelligente.Amadeo è italiano americano.Amadeo è un banchiere.Amadeo lavora con soldi.
3Early Life He was born in San Jose, California. He attended Heald College at the age of 13 but dropped out shortly after.He became a produce broker (fruits and vegetables) for L. Scatena and Company.He started his own business as a produce broker and was very successful.
4Banking Career In 1904 he founded the Bank of Italy. He wanted a bank not only for the rich but for all different people i.e. immigrants.In 1909 he bought different banks in California and turned them into branches of the Bank of Italy.By 1918 the Bank of Italy became the first statewide bank of the United States.In 1930 the Bank of Italy merged with Bank of America.
5Why I chose Amadeo Giannini I chose Amadeo Giannini because he had a major impact on banking in the United States for the middle class.He started one of the largest banks in the world known as Bank of America and started branch banking.