A.P. Giannini

A.P. Giannini

An American banker who founded Bank of America. He established the Bank of Italy in San Francisco in 1904, which he merged with the Bank of America, Los Angeles, to form what became the Bank of America. He was one of the first bankers to offer services to the middle class; he was also an early pioneer of branch banking. He lived from 1870 to 1949.
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Logically, therefore, small shifts in the levels of these signals throughout evolution could account for much of the diversity of shapes we see within the skulls of different animals, as well as the wonderful array of facial shapes seen in humans," said Barske, lead author and A.P. Giannini postdoctoral research fellow.
Significant funding for the work was provided by the National Institutes of Health and an A.P. Giannini Postdoctoral Award to Dr.
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Giuseppe Brucia gave the seed capital with further financing from A.P. Giannini and the Bank of Italy (now Bank of America).
The result of the election, said A.P. Giannini, the feisty head of the Bank of America, was "nothing short of amazing....
The bank made no public rebuttal of the charges, but bank officials especially in the wine counties -- and particularly in the North Coast -- took pains to contact their winery clients and inform them there had been no policy change--that Bank of America had been lending to the industry since the days of A.P. Giannini and would continue.