Gilded Ages

Bryant Mulligan

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John d Rockefeller

Who: Entrepreneur. John D. Rockefeller was an American industrialist.

What: American business magnate and philanthropist.

When: Born in Richford, New York on July 8, 1839, He died in 1937.

Where: He built his first oil refinery near Cleveland and in 1870 incorporated the Standard Oil Company. By 1882 he had a near-monopoly of the oil business in the U.S, but his business practices led to the passing of antimonopoly laws.

Why: to become a business man and make a living.


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_D._Rockefeller

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Henry Bessemer

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