It was the height of the Gilded Age in 1889, and Andrew Carnegie, a pioneer in the steel industry, laid out why he would be donating the bulk of his wealth – an estimated $350 million (worth about $4.8 billion today).
Jul 8, 2014 It was the height of the Gilded Age in 1889, and Andrew Carnegie, a pioneer in the steel industry, laid out why he would be donating the bulk of his wealth – an estimated $350 million (worth about $4.8 billion today).
I got my books from the local Carnegie Library. Wealthy People and Families There were 3000 such libraries across the world funded by Andrew Carnegie.
Andrew Carnegie was a Scottish-American industrialist, business magnate, and philanthropist. In 1836, the family moved to a larger house in Edgar Street ( opposite Reid's Park), following the demand for more heavy damask from which .. Carnegie argued that the life of a wealthy industrialist should comprise two parts.
Margaret Carnegie Miller (March 30, 1897 – April 11, 1990) was the only child of industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie and heiress to the Carnegie Margaret married Roswell Miller, Jr. (1894-1983) at the Carnegie family home
Jul 30, 2015 Wealth: $372 billion. Rockefeller gets all the press, but Andrew Carnegie may be the richest American of all time. The Scottish immigrant sold his company, U.S. Steel, to J.P. Morgan for $480 million in 1901.
WEALTHIEST MAN IN THE WORLD. Andrew Carnegie sold his steel company to J.P. Morgan for $480 million in 1901. Retiring from business, Carnegie set about in earnest to distribute his fortune. In addition to funding libraries, he paid for thousands of church organs in the United States and around the world.
Nov 28, 1996 Across most of America, the 1,600 libraries that Andrew Carnegie, the steelman and so much could be done by one very wealthy man with a fierce . Mr. Miller has been pulled into his family story in other ways, as well.
Apr 17, 2011 We identified peak net worth for historical figures based on scholarly estimates. All figures are adjusted for inflation. . #2 Andrew Carnegie.
Jun 12, 2016 Great-great-great grandson of Andrew Carnegie will play his to run in the family but pointed out he was almost a foot taller than the wealthy