Black Friday 2016: Best Funny Memes About Shopping & Working Retail

Gould was a railroad developer and speculator and was one of the richest men of the 19th century. According to the book Jay Gould: Ruthless Railroad Tycoon, Gould died from tuberculosis at age 56. At his death, his fortune was conservatively estimated at $72 million in 1892, which is equal to nearly 2-billion in 2016.