Excerpt: John Peters Stevens
- John Peters Stevens, also known as J. P. Stevens (February 2, 1868 – October 27, 1929) was the CEO of the J.P. Stevens Textile Corporation. He was the president of Cotton Merchants’ Association and Woolen Manufacturers’ Association.
- Stevens was born on February 2, 1868 in North Andover, Massachusetts to Horace Nathaniel Stevens (1837–1876) and Susan Elizabeth (née Peters) Stevens (1835–1871).
- He was the seventh generation descendant of John Stevens, who came to the United States in 1638.