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American inventors, entrepreneurs, and business visionaries

Author: Charles W Carey
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2002.
Series: American biographies.; Facts on File library of American history.
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Arranged in an A-to-Z format, each of the 260 entries in this volume offers a concise description of the subject's significance in the history of technological and entrepreneurial development and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles W Carey
ISBN: 0816045593 9780816045594
OCLC Number: 47927770
Description: xxi, 410 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Acheson, Edward Goodrich --
Amos, Wally --
Anderson, Joseph Reid --
Anderson, Mary --
Arden, Elizabeth --
Armstrong, Edwin Howard --
Ash, Mary Kay --
Astor, John Jacob --
Baekeland, Leo Hendrik --
Banuelos, Romana Acosta --
Barnum, P. T. --
Beach, Alferd Ely --
Bell, Alexander Graham --
Bendix, Vincent Hugo --
Berliner, Emile --
Birdseye, Clarence --
Bissell, George Henry --
Drake, Edwin Laurentide --
Blackton, James Stuart --
Blake, Lyman Reed --
Blanchard, Thomas --
Blodgett, Katherine Burr --
Bloomingdale, Alfred Schiffer --
Bluhdorn, Charles G. --
Bogardus, James --
Bok, Edward William --
Borden, Gail --
Brown, John --
Brown, Marie Dutton --
Brown, Rachel Fuller --
Hazen, Elizabeth Lee --
Brush, Charles Francis --
Buick, David Dunbar --
Burroughs, William Seward --
Busch, Adolphus --
Candler, Asa Griggs --
Capone, Al --
Carey, James Sheil --
Carlson, Chester Floyd --
Carnegie, Andrew --
Carnegie, Dale --
Carothers, Wallace Hume --
Carrier, Willis Haviland --
Cartwright, Alexander Joy, Jr. --
Carver, George Washington --
Case, J. I. --
Case, Steve --
Chouteau, Rene Auguste --
Claiborne, Liz --
Cohen, Ben --
Greenfield, Jerry --
Colgate, William --
Colt, Samuel --
Cone, Moses Herman --
Cone, Ceasar --
Coolidge, William David --
Cooper, Kent --
Cooper, Peter --
Cornell, Ezra --
Coston, Marth Hunt --
Cottrell, Frederick Gardner --
Curtiss, Glenn Hammond --
Dache, Lilly --
Daly, Marcus --
Davenport, Thomas --
Davis, Benjamin Jefferson --
Day, Benjamin Henry --
Deere, John --
De Forest, Lee --
Disney, Walt --
Donovan, Marion O'Brien --
Dorrance, John Thompson --
Drake, Samuel --
Drew, Richard Gurley --
Duke, James Buchanan --
Du Pont de Nemours, Eleuthere Irenee --
Durant, William Crapo --
Duryea, Charles Edgar --
Duryea, James Frank --
Eastman, George --
Edgerton, Harold Eugene --
Edison, Thomas Alva --
Elion, Gertrude Belle --
Eillison, William --
Evans, Oliver --
Everleigh, Ada --
Everleigh, Minna --
Farnsworth, Philo Taylor --
Field, Cyrus West --
Field, Marshall --
Ritch, John --
Flagler, Henry Morrison --
Flanigen, Edith Marie --
Fleischmann, Charles Louis --
Flora, William --
Forbes, Malcolm Stevenson --
Ford, Henry --
Forten, James --
Franklin, Benjamin --
Frasch, Herman --
Fuller, Alfred Carl --
Fuller, R. Buckminster --
Gabe, Frances --
Gates, Bill --
Gates, John Warne --
Gayley, James --
Genovese, Vito --
Gernsback, Hugo --
Getty, J. Paul --
Gillette, King Camp --
Glidden, Joseph Farwell --
Godfrey, Thomas --
Goldman, Sylvan nathan --
Goldmark, Peter Carl --
Goodyear, Charles --
Gordy, Berry, Jr. --
Gorrie, John --
Gould, Jay --
Graham, Bette Nesmith --
Grandin, Temple --
Gray, Elisha --
Green, Hetty --
Gregg, John Robert --
Griffin, Merv --
Hall, Charles Martin --
Hammer, Armand --
Handler, Ruth --
Harriman, E. H. --
Hearst, William Randolph --
Hefner, Hugh Martson --
Hefner, Christie Ann --
Helmsley, Harry --
Helmsley, Leona --
Henry, Vickie Lea --
Henson, Jim --
Hershey, Milton Snavely --
Hewitt, Peter Cooper --
Hill, James Jerome --
Hilton, Conrad Nicholson --
Hollerith, Herman --
Hopper, Edna Wallace --
Hopper, Grace --
Houdry, Eugene Jules --
House, Royal Earl --
Howe, Elias --
Hughes, Howard Robard, Sr. --
Hughes, Howard Robard, Jr. --
Huizenga, Harry Wayne --
Hunt, H. L. --
Hunt, John Wesley --
Hyatt, John Weseley --
Icahn, Carl Celian --
Insull, Samuel --
Jacuzzi, Candido --
Jobs, Steven Paul --
Wozniak, Stephen Gary --
Jones, Amanda Theodosia --
Joyner, Marjorie Stewart --
Julian, Percy Lavon --
Kaiser, Henry John --
Keith, B. F. --
Albee, E. F. --
Keith, Minor Cooper --
Kellogg, John Harvey --
Kellogg, W. K. --
Kelly, William --
Kennedy, Joseph Patrick --
Kettering, Charles Franklin --
King, Don --
King, Richard --
Kluge, John Werner --
Knight, Margaret --
Knight, Sarah Kemble --
Kraft, James Lewis --
Kroc, Ray --
Kwolek, Stephanie Louise --
Land, Edwin Herbert --
Latimer, Lewis Howard --
Lear, William Powell --
Leslie, Miriam --
Levitt, Abraham --
Little, Arthur Dehon --
Little, Royal --
Lockheed, Malcolm --
Lockheed, Allan --
Luce, Henry Robinson --
Marriott, John Willard --
Marsh, Charles Wesley --
Masters, Sybilla Righton --
Matzeliger, Jan Ernst --
Mauchly, John William --
Eckert, John Presper, Jr. --
McCormick, Cyrus Hall --
McCoy, Elijah --
McMahon, Vince --
Mergenthaler, Ottmar --
Milken, Michael Robert --
Monaghan, Tom --
Morgan, Garrett Augustus --
Morgan, J. P. --
Morris, Robert --
Morse, Samuel F. B. --
Muller, Gertrude Agnes --
Munsey, Frank Andrew --
Naismith, James A. --
Noble, Edward John --
Norton, Charles Hotchkiss --
Noyce, Robert Norton --
Oakes, Ziba B. --
Ochoa, Esteban --
Olds, Ransom Eli --
Otis, Elisha Graves --
Parker, Colonel Tom --
Perkins, Thomas Handasyd --
Perot, Ross --
Pinckney, Elizabeth Lucas --
Pinkerton, Allan --
Pinkham, Lydia Estes --
Pittman, Robert Warren --
Polses, Kim --
Post, C. W. --
Pritzker, Abram Nicholas --
Pulitzer, Joseph --
Pullman, George Mortimer --
Pupin, Michael Idvorsky --
Rock, Arthur --
Rockefeller, John Davison --
Rosenthal, Ida --
Rudkin, Margaret Fogarty --
Sanders, Harland David --
Sears, Richard Warren --
Sholes, Christopher Latham --
Siebert, Muriel --
Singer, Isaac Merritt --
Sinofsky, Brian --
Slater, Samuel --
Smith, Willi --
Sperry, Elmer Ambrose --
Stanley, Francis Edgar --
Stanley, Freelan Oscar --
Stevens, Robert Livingston --
Stewart, Martha --
Strauss, Levi --
Strong, Harriett --
Sutter, John --
Swift, Gustavus Franklin --
Tesla, Nikola --
Thompson, J. Walter --
Thomson, Samuel --
Thorp, John --
Tilghman, Benjamin Chew --
Tilghman, Richard Albert --
Trippe, Juan Terry --
Tupper, Earl Silas --
Turner, Ted --
Van Andel, Jay --
De Vos, Rich --
Vanderbilt, Cornelius --
Wachner, Linda Joy --
Walker, Madame C. J. --
Walker, Maggie --
Waller, Frederic --
Walton, Sam --
Wanamaker, John --
Wang, An --
Ward, Montgomery --
Wells, Henry --
Westinghouse, George --
Weyerhaeuser, Frederick --
White, Eartha Mary Magdalene --
Whitney, Eli --
Wilson, Kemmons --
Winfrey, Oprah --
Wooeds, Granville T. --
Woolworth, F. W. --
Wright, Wilbur --
Wright, Orville --
Wrigley, William, Jr. --
Yale, Linus, Jr. --
Yerkes, Charles Tyson --
Zworykin, Vladimir Kosma.
Series Title: American biographies.; Facts on File library of American history.
Other Titles: American inventors, entrepreneurs & business visionaries
Responsibility: Charles W. Carey, Jr.

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