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Robert Defares

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Net worth 2018: $1.58 Billion
Residence: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Country: Netherlands
BirthDay: 20 February 1845
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Died On: 01/10/1924

Robert Defares was bornon 20 February 1845 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Netherlands. Robert Defares is #1481 in List Billionaires People In The World. Robert Defares presides over Amsterdam-based electronic trading firm IMC B.V., which he cofounded. Defares, who is also Co-CEO of IMC, owns a majority stake in the firm, which has about 500 employees and revenues of $640 million. Defares studied economics at the Free University in Amsterdam.


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Robert Elliott De Forest (February 20, 1845 – October 1, 1924) was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives from Connecticut's 4th congressional district. He served as the mayor of Bridgeport, Connecticut in 1878, and again in 1889. He also served in the Connecticut Senate and Connecticut House of Representatives.He was born in Guilford, Connecticut and attended the common schools. He was graduated from Guilford Academy in 1863 and from Yale College in 1867. He moved to Royalton, Vermont, in 1867 and became an instructor in the Royalton Academy. He studied law. He was admitted to the bar in 1870 and commenced practice in Bridgeport, Connecticut.He served as prosecuting attorney for Bridgeport in 1872. He served as judge of the court of common pleas for Fairfield County in 1874-1877.He served as mayor of Bridgeport in 1878.He served as member of the State house of representatives in 1880.He served in the State senate in 1882.He was Corporation counsel for Bridgeport.De Forest was again elected mayor in 1889 and 1890.De Forest was elected to the Fifty-second and Fifty-third Congresses (March 4, 1891 – March 3, 1895). He served as chairman of the Committee on Reform in the Civil Service (Fifty-third Congress). He was an unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1894 to the Fifty-fourth Congress.He served two terms as judge of the common pleas court. He resumed the practice of law in Bridgeport, Connecticut, where he died October 1, 1924.He was interred in Mountain Grove Cemetery.
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