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Annie Turnbo Malone

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques — United States History.

(b. 9 August 1869; d. 10 May 1957), black beauty businesswoman.

The dawn of the twentieth century witnessed the materialization of the black beauty culture industry and the...

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Cornelius Vanderbilt

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(1794–1877)

US businessman and philanthropist. Vanderbilt amassed a fortune from shipping and railroads, and from this made an endowment to found Vanderbilt University in...

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Gordy, Berry, Jr

Overview page. Subjects: United States History — Management and Management Techniques.

(1929–)

Berry Gordy Jr was born on 28 November 1929 in Detroit, Michigan. Born and raised in a ghetto area of Detroit, Gordy tried his hand at professional boxing before ...

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Harvey Firestone

Overview page. Subjects: Management and Management Techniques — United States History.

(1868–1938), industrialist, corporate executive.

Harvey Firestone was born near Columbiana, Ohio, to a well-to-do farm family. After graduating from high school in 1887, he held...

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Henry Ford

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(1863–1947)

US motor manufacturer. He was a pioneer of mass production and had a profound influence on the widespread use of motor vehicles. In 1909 Ford produced his famous Model...

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Henry R. Luce

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(1898–1967), magazine publisher and editor.

Born in China, the son of Presbyterian missionaries, he graduated from Yale in 1920. With his college classmate Briton Hadden, Luce in...

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James J. Hill

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(1838–1916), businessman and railroad promoter.

As the creator of the railroad network that dominated the late nineteenth-century economic expansion in the Northwest, from the...

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John D. Rockefeller

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(1839–1937)

US industrialist and philanthropist. One of the first to recognize the industrial possibilities of oil, Rockefeller established the Standard Oil Company (1870) and by...

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John H. Johnson

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(b. 19 January 1918; d. 8 August 2005),

publisher and media mogul. John Harold Johnson was born to Leroy and Gertrude Johnson in Arkansas City, Arkansas. His father was killed ...

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Levi Strauss

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(1829–1902)

Levi Strauss was born in Butterheim, Bavaria on 26 February 1829, the son of Hirsch and Rebecca Strauss. He died in San Francisco, California on 26 September 1902....

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