J. H. FLAGLER [Steel Engraved Portrait]

By: Cushing, Thomas

Price: $14.94

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1 pages; A steel engraved portrait of John Haldane Flagler extracted from Cushing's History of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Including its Early Settlement... also Portraits of Some of its Prominent Men. Chicago: A. Warner & Co., 1889. The portrait measures 10" by 7" with the image and facsimile autograph centered; protective tissue guard in place. Engraved by Samuel Sartain. John Haldane Flagler was at one-time a partner of Andrew Carnegie in the steel business and later became a successful steel pipe magnate in his own right. In 1869 Flagler was founder and organizer of National Tube Works Company. The growing demand for pipe in the oil regions of western Pennsylvania, prompted moving operations to McKeesport in Allegheny County. He was also president of the American Automobile Company of America, taking part in improving horseless vehicles of various types. Flagler was also a director of the National Bank of North America, the National Standard Insurance Company, the Assurance Company of America and the American Union Life Insurance Company. In the non-business realm, Flagler belonged to various social and professional clubs including the American Yacht Club, the Lotus, the New York Yacht Club, the Lawyers' Club, the Suburban Riding and Driving Club, and the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Title: J. H. FLAGLER [Steel Engraved Portrait]

Author Name: Cushing, Thomas

Categories: Biography and Autobiography, 19th Century, Americana and American History,

Publisher: Chicago, A. Warner Co.: 1889

Binding: Print

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: 8vo

Seller ID: 35299

Keywords: Pennsylvania History Pittsburgh John Haldane Flagler National Tube Works Pennsylvania Oil Industry