John Clifton Bogle (John Clifton Bogle)

Founder of Vanguard Group, and author of Common Sense on Mutual Funds

Bogle, born May 8, 1929, in New Jersey (Montclair, New Jersey, U.S.). His father, William (William Yates Bogle), and his mother, Josephine (Josephine Lorraine Hipkins), Bogle has a twin sibling named David (David).

Entrance at Manasquan High School

Moved to Blair Academy, his family has been in financial trouble caused by the Great Depression in the U.S., but Bogle has been fully funded for education.

1947 graduated from Blair with a second cum laude, then enrolled at Princeton University in economics.

Graduated in 1951 by writing a dissertation on The Economics Role of the Investment Company.

He later went on to work with Walter Morgan's Wellington Management Company. Morgan)

1955 was promoted to manager of Wellington.

1956 September 22, married Eve (Eve Sherrerd), whom later they had 6 children together.

1970 was given the position of chairman of the Wellington Fund.

In 1974, Bogle was expelled from Wellington because of mismanagement that reduced the company's assets by more than six billion dollars. After being expelled from Wellington, Bogle founded Vanguard Group.

1975 December 31, the Bogle initiated an index fund named First Index Investment Trust, which is the world's first mutual fund open to ordinary investors.

In 1996, he took his hand from the Vanguard Group administration because of a heart problem, which doctors diagnosed with arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia (ARVD), a heart disease caused by fat insertion in the right ventricular muscle, causing heart failure, and bokeel had to undergo a cardiac amputation, while he was 66 years old.

1999 established Bogle Financial Markets Research Center, a smaller market research company that was not directly related to Vancard Group.

Write Common Sense on Mutual Funds

2019 January 16, died inside his home in Pennsylvania at the age of 89


New Perspectives for the Intelligent Investor, 1993Common Sense on Mutual Funds, 1999John Bogle on Investing - The First 50 Years, 2000Character Counts: The Creation and Building of Vanguard Group, 2002The Battle for the Soul of Capitol, 2005The Little Book of Common Sense Investing, 2005The Little Book of Common Sense Investing, 20057Enough : True Measures of Money, Business and Life, 2008Don't Count on it, 2010The John C. Bogle Reader, 2012The Clash of the Cultures: Investment vs. Speculation, 2012Stay the Course: The Story of Vanguard and the Index Revolution, 2018