Where did Andrew Carnegie get the money to start a steel company?

Answer Andrew Carnegie's first job as a bobbin boy in a cotton factory earned him $1.20 per week. Later at Keystone Bridge Co., he worked to replace wooden bridges with stronger iron ones. In three years ... Read More »

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How much money did Andrew Carnegie have?

At the time of his death in 1919, Andrew Carnegie had $30 million that was left to various charities, pensioners and foundations. Prior to that, he had given away $350.6 million. No numbers are ava... Read More »

Where was Andrew Carnegie educated?

Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland, in 1835. He had little formal education--four years of schooling in the town's one-room school. However, Carnegie was self-educated and an avid re... Read More »

How much was Andrew Carnegie worth?

Andrew Carnegie was worth an estimated $400 million when he sold his business and retired. A philanthropist, Carnegie gave away more than 90 percent of his wealth before he died. When he died in 19... Read More »

Where is Andrew Carnegie buried?

Andrew Carnegie, the famous Scottish businessman and writer of the Gospel of Wealth, died on August 11, 1919, in Lenox, Massachusetts. Carnegie's grave is in the Sleepy Hollow cemetery in Tarrytown... Read More »