(Encyclopedia) Weill, Sanford I. w?l, 1933?, American business executive, b. Brooklyn, N.Y. A graduate of Cornell (1955), Sandy Weill went to work for a New York brokerage house, and in 1960 helped? (Encyclopedia) Fargo, William George, 1818?81, American pioneer expressman, b. Pompey, N.Y. He had been successively a postrider, freight agent, messenger, and resident agent (1843) for an express? (Encyclopedia) Butterfield, John, 1801?69, American stagecoach proprietor and expressman, b. near Albany, N.Y. Beginning as a stage driver out of Albany, he rose to ownership of a large network of? (Encyclopedia) credit card, device used to obtain consumer credit at the time of purchasing an article or service. Credit cards may be issued by a business, such as a department store or an oil? Howard ClarkAge: 84 business executive who transformed American Express from a young, unstable company into an industry giant. He took over as president and chief executive of the company in? Robert Townsendbusiness executiveBorn: 1920Birthplace: Washington, D.C. Townsend used his early experiences as a banker at American Express Co (1948?62) to redirect Avis Rent-a-Car. Under his? Dee Ward Hockfinancial services pioneerBorn: 1930Birthplace: Utah Lack of a formal education did not prevent Hock from foreseeing the future of financial services, where he catapulted his own? Jay SchulbergAge: 65 advertising executive responsible for such memorable ads as American Express's ?Don't leave home without it? and the milk industry's campaign that featured celebrities? Lloyd CutlerAge: 87 influential attorney and mediator who served as White House counsel to presidents Carter and Clinton. He also was a member of President Bush's commission that investigated? Shelly Lazarusadvertising executiveBorn: 1947Birthplace: New York City Shelly Braff graduated from Smith College in 1968 and earned an MBA from Columbia University in 1970, where she was one?