Who was America's first millionaire?

I recently went on a tour of both Washington D.C. and Fredericksburg, Virginia. The D.C. tour guide said Ben Franklin was the first millionaire. I know a bit about Franklin but this was news to me. The Fredericksburg tour guide said that ANOTHER man was the first millionaire in America. I can't remember his... show more I recently went on a tour of both Washington D.C. and Fredericksburg, Virginia. The D.C. tour guide said Ben Franklin was the first millionaire. I know a bit about Franklin but this was news to me. The Fredericksburg tour guide said that ANOTHER man was the first millionaire in America. I can't remember his name but he is buried in a Masonic Cemetery in Fredericksburg, VA. Which is correct?
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