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All in the Family

Nicholas Pritzker had nothing but brains and energy when he came to America from Kiev in 1881 as a 10-year-old. More than a century later, his heirs sat atop a $15 billion enterprise built on real estate development, manufacturing and the Hyatt hotel chain. Recessions, the Depression, wars the Chicago dynasty thrived through them all. Then came the fourth generation. The death in 1999 of family leader

Nicholas Pritzker had nothing but brains and energy when he came to America from Kiev in 1881 as a 10-year-old. More than a century later, his heirs sat atop a $15 billion enterprise built on real estate development, manufacturing and the Hyatt hotel chain. Recessions, the Depression, wars — the Chicago dynasty thrived through them all.

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