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Edward C. Johnson II

Fidelity Investments

1946 - 1972

Finance

1940 b. 1898
male
EducationTwoDegree
UndergraduateHarvard University
GraduateLLB, Harvard University
Personal
Born-Died1898 - 1984
BirthplaceMassachusetts (MA)
RaceWhite
FatherOwner, Small Business
Era - 1940

Johnson took over management of the Fidelity Fund in 1946 and built a new company, Fidelity Management and Research. Johnson believed that funds should invest in common stocks that were traded heavily. With this mutual fund philosophy as his foundation, he created a $3.5 billion financial enterprise.