Andrew Carnegie

by: Shaylie Coleman

So Who is Andrew Carnegie??

Basic Background

Born: November 25, 1835

Died: August 11, 1919

Parents: William and Margaret

Spouse: Louise Whitfield

Lived in: Scotland and Massachusetts

There is a college named after him called: Carnegie Mellon University

Do you know what Andrew Carnegie did?

He was a 19th century steal tycoon (a wealthy person who gives money and time to help make life better for other people.) who became one of the 20th century most famous philanthropist (business person with great wealth or power.)

Why was he a VIP?

  • He owned Carnegie Steel Company.
  • Produced approximately 2,000 tons of pig metal per day.
  • Saw the future in steel industries and eliminated all other companies.