Tag Archives: Jackie Bancroft Spencer Morgan

Jackie and The Horses

Archaeological records indicate that horse racing occurred in ancient Babylon, Syria, and Egypt, and was an event in Greek Olympics by 648 B.C. The style and distance of racing vary significantly by the country in which the race is occurring. There are three major types of racing: flat racing, steeplechase...

Jackie and Me

I knew Jackie Bancroft Spencer Morgan (“Jackie”) through the last five years of her life. Her last husband, Ronnie Lee Morgan(http://ronmorgan.net), was a client of mine in my law practice. As it turned out, I spent a good deal of time with Jackie, either playing golf or executing plans and...

From Dow to Barron

Charles Dow was the innovator, the decision-maker, in his partnership with Edward jones. Jones, on the other hand, was a smart analyst. He could look at the financial reports of a company and quickly determine its health. He also had a knack for directing sales of the “Journal’s” advertising department....

Panics

As this nation has seen throughout its history, a lack of balanced regulation of markets and the banking industry leads to wide swings of economic ups and downs. That history is borne out by the panics of 1819,1837,1857,1873,and1893, in the 19th century, alone. Charles Dow’s first experience with extreme market...

The Early Beginnings of the “WSJ”

Charles Dow was a young reporter working for the “Kiernan Wall Street Financial News Bureau.” At his recommendation, it brought on board Dow’s older friend, Edward Davis Jones. The two quickly proved to be an excellent team. Dow was the idea man, while, it was said Jones could dissect and...

Shocked Implants

I knew Ronnie Lee Morgan, the third husband of Jackie (Jackie Bancroft Spencer Morgan), the “Wall Street Journal” heiress, many years before he married Jackie. In the early years, I represented him on a few credit matters, the dissolution of his high-end antique and interior decorating business called “Jackson-Morgan” in Midland,...

Jackie and The Republican Party

The 2000 presidential election was a hotly contested race between then Governor of Texas George W. Bush and Vice-President Al Gore. Jackie (Jackie Bancroft Spencer Morgan) was expected to contribute money not only to Bush but to New Mexican Republican candidates — governor, senator, congressmen — as well. She was...

Entrapment

It was another crisp, bright mountain morning at Jackie’s house. We were preparing to go to the club for a round of golf. Two of Jackie’s friends were coming over and were going to play with us. Jackie had finished cleaning up the kitchen after making breakfast and headed for...

“The Market”

As a lawyer, I represented Ronnie Lee Morgan, the third husband of the “Wall Street Journal” heiress, Jackie Bancroft Spencer Morgan. Ron was an interior decorator, and before he married Jackie, I began to notice he had a way with women, wealthy women. I began to observe this personality trait as it turned out...

Playing Golf With Jackie

We were on the 7th hole. I had chipped up to about 3 feet from the hole. Jackie, that would be my friend, Jackie Bancroft Spencer Morgan, the “Wall Street Journal” heiress, was a little farther out. I said “a three-foot putt is a tragedy. Only one good thing out...