Chicago Magazine
THE 100 MOST IMPORTANT CHICAGOANS
OF THE 20TH CENTURY

Reprinted with the permission of Chicago Magazine.

Leo Melamed was 76 out of the list of the 100 most important Chicagoans of the 20th Century.

76. Leo Melamed:

As de-facto leader of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange for a quarter century, Melamed transformed the moribund exchange, introducing foreign currency and gold as commodities to be auctioned off in the trading pits. Thanks to those decisions, Chicago is today the world capital of currency futures trading.

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