Samuel Colt (July 19, 1814 – January 10, 1862) was an American inventor, industrialist, businessman, and hunter. He founded Colt’s Patent Fire-Arms Manufacturing Company (today Colt’s Manufacturing Company) and made the mass production of the revolver commercially viable. Colt’s first two business ventures were producing firearms in Paterson, New Jersey andRead More →

Andrew Carnegie (November 25, 1835 – August 11, 1919) was a Scottish-American industrialist, business magnate, and philanthropist. Carnegie led the expansion of the American steel industry in the late 19th century and is often identified as one of the richest people (and richest Americans). He became a leading philanthropist in theRead More →

Henry Ford (July 30, 1863 – April 7, 1947) was an American captain of industry and a business magnate, the founder of the Ford Motor Company, and the sponsor of the development of the assembly line technique of mass production. Although Ford did not invent the automobile or the assemblyRead More →