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Andrew Carnegie

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Andrew Carnegie  

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Personal Information (Who)

I am interested in . . . philanthropy, giving to charities, expanding the steel industry

Work and Education (What)  

Employer: was first a telegrapher and had investments in railroad then created Carnegie steel company 

I am most known for . . .For creating the steel company and donating and giving to many charities

Lives In (Where): Lenox, Massachusetts 
From (Where): Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland
Last Updated (When): died august 11 1919 at age 83

About You (Two Significances):

  • had a leadership role as a philanthropist and spent the last 18 years of his life giving away 350 million dollars to universities, foundations, and charities 
 
  • Carnegie's steel company was a growing empire and eventually and exceeded that of the UK 
 
Favorite Quote:  "Do your duty then a little more and the future will take care of itself."

 

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JP Morgan 

 

 

 

 

Thomas A. Scott 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Name Thomas A. Scott

Date 1853

 

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was first to higher Carnegie as a telegraph operator at the Pennsylvania railroad company 

 

 

  

 

                 

Name JP Morgan 

Date 1901

 

 

Comment  Carnegie sold the steel company to Morgan for $480 million

 

 

 

 

 


  

Name colonel James Anderson

Date 1850's

            

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opened his 400 book library to Carnegie which fed his passion for reading and education 

 

 

 

 



   

Name George Pullman

Date 1860's

            
  Comment Carnegie created a merger with that of Woodruff's company and Pullman to make a sleep car for first class travel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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