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People from Pennsylvania - Andrew Carnegie, Randy Shughart, John Boyd, Logan, Clark Kerr, List of People from Pennsylvania, James Galanos (Paperback) Loot Price: R835
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People from Pennsylvania - Andrew Carnegie, Randy Shughart, John Boyd, Logan, Clark Kerr, List of People from Pennsylvania,...

People from Pennsylvania - Andrew Carnegie, Randy Shughart, John Boyd, Logan, Clark Kerr, List of People from Pennsylvania, James Galanos (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 222. Chapters: Andrew Carnegie, List of people from Pennsylvania, Bruce Jackson (audio engineer), James Galanos, Frederick Crews, Thomas M. Carnegie, Edward C. Kalbfus, Kendrick Moxon, John Wagner, Elizabeth (Harriot) Wilson, Benjamin Chew, John Boyd (military strategist), Charles Cullen, Joe Maneely, Oscar Goodman, Leslie H. Sabo, Jr., Philip Murray, George Meyer, John Pitcairn, Jr., Richard Trumka, Carmel Offie, Charlemagne Tower, Henry Pittock, Charles B. McVay III, James Harrod, Richard E. Nugent, Dane Rauschenberg, Alferd Packer, Randy Shughart, John E. Madden, Big John Studd, Tony Campolo, Lyman Lemnitzer, Dorothy Hale, Cary Bates, Selig S. Harrison, Clayton Bissell, Matt Osborne, Don Schaly, Martin D. Hardin, Katie Gallagher (fashion designer), Charles W. Thayer, Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin, John Edgar Thomson, Michael Everson, Ross A. McGinnis, Donna M. Hughes, Tasker H. Bliss, Dana Snyder, Jenna Morasca, Daniel J. Elazar, Curtis Grubb, Thomas A. O'Donnell, James Joseph Dresnok, Richard M. Ramin, Robert T. Ketcham, Gregory Frost, William White (Bishop of Pennsylvania), Captain Pipe, James D. Henry, Q. David Bowers, Clark Kerr, Edward R. Bradley, George Izenour, Glen Osbourne, George McConnell Davison, R.W. Dromgold, Mike Trbovich, Thomas Brown (businessman), Robert Nardelli, Nicholas S. H. Krawciw, Ronald S. Coleman, C. Vivian Stringer, Michael Schearer, Gordon Faber, Robert Mueller, Thomas R. Morgan, James Lick, Logan (American Indian leader), Frank P. Keller, Woodrow M. Kroll, Mel Hankinson, George S. Schairer, Jack Mealey, Frank A. Young (sportswriter), David Fullmer, Christopher Morley, Jim Hazlett, Peter Grubb, Jr., Hunter Corbett, James A. Graham, James G. Stewart, Jules Jordan, Carl Prine, Brittani Kline, Jack Keller (comics), Jacob S. Coxey, Sr., Howie Smith, George H. Ramer, Donald Vining, William Thaddeus Coleman, Jr., Tom Regan, John H. Church, Bryan Rennie, Samuel McDowell, Joanna Pacitti, Daniel Hale Williams, James Loy, John H. Mitchell, Samuel B. Griffith, Boris Weisfeiler, Charles Ferguson Smith, Scott Sonnon, Herbert Robbins. Excerpt: Andrew Carnegie ( -gee, but commonly -n -gee or -ee; November 25, 1835 - August 11, 1919) was a Scottish-American industrialist who led the enormous expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century. He was also one of the highest profile philanthropists of his era; his 1889 article "Wealth" (known more commonly -- particularly in colloquial parlance -- as "The Gospel of Wealth") remains a formative advisory text for those who aspire to lead philantropic lives. Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland, and emigrated to the United States with his parents in 1848. His first job in the United States was as a factory worker in a bobbin factory. Later on he became a bill logger for the owner of the company. Soon after he became a messenger boy. Eventually he progressed up the ranks of a telegraph company. He built Pittsburgh's Carnegie Steel Company, which was later merged with Elbert H. Gary's Federal Steel Company and several smaller companies to create U.S. Steel. With the fortune he made from business among others he built Carnegie Hall, later he turned to philanthropy and interests in education, founding the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Carnegie Mellon University and the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh. Carnegie gave most of his money to establish many libraries, schools, and universities in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and other countries, as well as a pension fund for former employees. He is often regarded as the second-richest man in history after John D. Rockefeller. Carnegie started as a telegrapher and by the 1860s had investments in railroads, railroad sleeping cars, bridges and oil derricks. He built...

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Imprint: Books LLC, Wiki Series
Country of origin: United States
Release date: December 2012
First published: December 2012
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 12mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 224
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-57237-2
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-234-57237-0
Barcode: 9781234572372

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