Wall Street & London financed Japan's attack on China. Ron Chernow The official biographer for J.P.Morgan - From his book The House of Morgan: An American Banking Dynasty and the Rise of Modern Finance. This is Thomas W Lamont senior partner in J.P. Morgan. One of the Jekyll Island Group who began the US Federal Reserve, which is as "Federal" as Federal Express. It wasn't by chance that Lamont dealt with the three future protagonists.