The wealthy 100 : from Benjamin Franklin to Bill Gates-- a ranking of the richest Americans, past and present (Libro, 1996) [Portland Community College Library]
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The wealthy 100 : from Benjamin Franklin to Bill Gates-- a ranking of the richest Americans, past and present

Autore: Michael M Klepper; Robert E Gunther
Pubblicazione: Secaucus, N.J. : Carol Publishing Group, [1996]
Edizione/Formato:   Libro a stampa : Biography : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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In America, while all men and women may be created equal, they do not all end up that way. This book ranks an elite group: the richest Americans in American history. The Wealthy 100 offers intimate, often surprising portraits of these individuals and how they amassed their fortunes. The rankings are based on estimated total wealth at the time of death - or a given year for current living Americans - as a percentage  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/formato: Biographies
Biography
Tipo materiale: Biography, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento Libro, Risorsa Internet
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: Michael M Klepper; Robert E Gunther
ISBN: 0806518006 9780806518008
Numero OCLC: 33818143
Note: "A Citadel Press book."
Descrizione: xxii, 362 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contenuti: How Rich Were They? --
John D. Rockefeller: Oil --
Cornelius Vanderbilt: Shipping --
John Jacob Astor: Fur/Land --
Stephen Girard: Banking --
Andrew Carnegie: Steel --
Alexander Turney Stewart: Retailing --
Frederick Weyerhaeuser: Lumber --
Jay Gould: Finance --
Stephen Van Rensselaer: Land (inherit) --
Marshall Field: Retailing/Land --
Henry Ford: Automobiles --
Andrew W. Mellon: Banking --
Richard B. Mellon: Banking --
Sam Moore Walton: Retailing --
James G. Fair: Mining --
William Weightman: Chemicals --
Moses Taylor: Banking --
Russell Sage: Finance --
John I. Blair: Railroads --
Cyrus H. K. Curtis: Publishing --
Edward Henry Harriman: Railroads --
Henry Huddleston Rogers: Oil --
John Pierpont Morgan: Finance --
Col. Oliver Payne: Oil/Finance --
Henry C. Frick: Steel --
Collis Potter Huntington: Railroads --
Peter A. Widener: City Transit --
James Cair Flood: Mining --
Nicholas Longworth: Land --
Philip Danforth Armour: Meatpacking --
Bill Gates: Software --
Mark Hopkins: Railroads --
Edward Clark: Sewing machines --
Leland Stanford: Railroads --
William Rockefeller: Oil --
Hetty Green: Finance --
James Jerome Hill: Railroads --
Elias Hasket Derby: Merchant/Shipping --
Warren Buffett: Finance --
Claus Spreckels: Sugar --
George Peabody: Finance --
Charles Crocker: Railroads --
William Andrews Clark: Mining --
George Eastman: Photography --
Charles L. Tiffany: Jewelry --
Thomas Fortune Ryan: City Transit --
Edward Stephen Harkness: Oil (inheritance) --
Henry M. Flagler: Oil/Resorts --
James Buchanan Duke: Tobacco --
Israel Thorndike: Merchant/Shipping --
William S. O'Brien: Mining --
Isaac Merritt Singer: Sewing machines --
George Hearst: Mining --
John Hancock: Merchant/Shipping --
John W. Garrett: Railroads --
John W. Mackay: Mining --
Julius Rosenwald: Catalog retailing --
George F. Baker: Banking --
George Washington: Land --
Anthony N. Brady: Transit/Utilities --
Adolphus Busch: Beer --
John T. Dorrance: Canned goods --
George M. Pullman: Railroad cars --
Robert Wood Johnson, Jr.: Medical supplies --
John Francis Dodge: Automobiles --
Horace Elgin Dodge: Automobiles --
J. Paul Getty: Oil --
William H. Aspinwall: Shipping --
Johns Hopkins: Merchant/Railroads --
John Werner Kluge: Communications --
Samuel Colt: Guns --
James Stillman: Banking --
William Collins Whitney: Transit --
William Thaw: Canals/Railroads --
Paul Allen: Software --
Cyrus H. McCormick: Farm equipment --
Arthur Vining Davis: Aluminum --
Thomas Handasyd Perkins: Merchant/Shipping --
Joseph Pulitzer: Publishing --
Daniel Willis James: Merchant --
Howard Hughes: Oil/Aviation --
Frank W. Woolworth: Retailing --
John McDonogh: Land --
Samuel Slater: Textiles --
August Belmont: Finance --
Benjamin Franklin: Land/Printing --
Sumner Murray Redstone: Communications --
Capt. Robert Dollar: Shipping --
Richard Warren Sears: Catalog retailing --
H. L. Hunt: Oil --
Jay Van Andel: Direct merchandising --
Richard Marvin DeVos: Direct merchandising --
Henry Phipps: Steel --
Lawrence J. Ellison: Software --
Ronald Owen Perelman: Finance --
Peter Chardon Brooks: Merchant/Shipping --
Charles W. Post: Cereals --
Samuel I. Newhouse: Publishing --
William Wrigley, Jr.: Chewing gum --
David Packard: Computers --
Afterword: Who Are the Wealthy 100? - Notes --
Select Bibliography - Index.
Altri titoli: Wealthy one hundred
Responsabilità: Michael Klepper and Robert Gunther.

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In America, while all men and women may be created equal, they do not all end up that way. This book ranks an elite group: the richest Americans in American history. The Wealthy 100 offers intimate, often surprising portraits of these individuals and how they amassed their fortunes. The rankings are based on estimated total wealth at the time of death - or a given year for current living Americans - as a percentage of the Gross National Product (GNP) in current dollars for that year. This allows the authors to compare the fortunes of people from different centuries.
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