Henry G. Stebbins

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Henry G. Stebbins
Occupation Eleventh, Fourteenth & Eighteenth President of NYSE
Employer New York Stock Exchange

Henry G. Stebbins was a former president of the New York Stock & Exchange Board, which in 1863 shortened its name to the New York Stock Exchange. Stebbins served three terms as NYSE president, making him the eleventh, fourteenth and eighteenth president of the exchange.

He initially served from 1851 to 1852, following David Clarkson, who had been the longest serving president of the exchange (1837-1851)[1][2][3]

Stebbins later served from 1858 to 1859 and from 1863 to 1864.


Stebbins also served in the U.S. Congress as a representative from New York. He was elected as a Democrat in the thirty-eighth Congress and served from March 4, 1863 until his resignation on October 24, 1864.[4]

He also served as a colonel of the Twelfth Regiment of the New York militia.

Stebbins was active in his community and served as president of the Academy of Music in New York as well as president of the Dramatic Fund Association.

He was appointed as president of the Central Park Commission.

He died in New York City on December 9, 1881 and is interned in Greenwood Cemetery in Brooklyn. NY.



  1. The New York Stock Exchange: its history, its contribution to national .... Google Books.
  2. Presidents and Chairmen of The New York Stock Exchange. New York Stock Exchange.
  3. King, Moses, King's views of the New York stock exchange. Columbia University Libraries.
  4. Stebbins, Henry George. U.S. Congress.