This Day In History
This Day In History
Friday, February 28, 2020

«American industrialist»

William Wrigley Jr

William Wrigley Jr
(September 30, 1861 - January 26, 1932)
William Wrigley Jr. was a U.S. chewing gum industrialist. He was founder and eponym of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company in 1891. He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
American industrialist, industrialist

Henry Ford

Henry Ford
(July 30, 1863 - April 7, 1947)
Henry Ford was an American industrialist, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. His introduction of the Model T automobile revolutionized transportation and American industry. As owner of the Ford Motor Company, he became one of the richest and best-known people in the world. He is credited with "Fordism": mass production of inexpensive goods coupled with high wages for workers. Ford had a global vision, with consumerism as the key to peace.
Ford, American industrialist, industrialist, Ford Motor Company

Elisha Otis

Elisha Otis
(August 3, 1811 - April 8, 1861)
Elisha Graves Otis was an American industrialist, founder of the Otis Elevator Company, and inventor of a safety device that prevents elevators from falling if the hoisting cable fails. He worked on this device while living in Yonkers, New York in 1852, and had a finished product in 1854.
Otis, American industrialist, industrialist, elevator
© 2011-2019, «www.this-day-in-history.net»