Andrew Carnegie, foreground, began life as an almost destitute immigrant, and wound up as one of the earliest multimillionaires. In essence he established the Bessemer steel making process in America. He was a very short man, and if you ever get to New York you must visit what was his mansion, on Fifth Avenue (now a museum), and view the small, low doorways and other accommodations for one of little height.
On January English engineer, inventor, and businessman Sir Henry Bessemer was born. Bessemer’s name is chiefly known in connection with the Bessemer process, the first process for manufacturing steel inexpensively
FRANK JAY GOULD, an American millionaire, was a philanthropist and the son of the gilded age tycoon Jay Gould. He (Frank) was the owner of French Riviera casinos and hotels. In 1926 he opened the famous Hotel "Le Provençal" in Juan-les-Pins.
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