Ap Morgan Biography

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Born on Nov. 25, 1835 in Dunfermline, Scotland to Wil and Margaret Carnegie/moved to America in 1848 - find better jobs/settled in Allegheny City (now Pittsburg, PA)
Started working as bobbin boy at cotton factory - $1.20 p. week/ later secretary and telegraph operator for superintendent of Pittsburgh division of PA railroad/ 1859- railroad division superintendent- made investments in coal, iron, and oil companies
Left railroad in 1865/early 1870’s co-founded first steel company near Pittsburgh/ goal was to maximize profits and minimize inefficiencies/ 1892- named company Carnegie Steel Company
Homestead Labor Strike of 1892- Henry Clay Frick (1848-1919) in charge while Carnegie on vacation/ locked workers out of steel mill/ called in 300 men from Pinkerton to protect mill
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Carnegie died age 83 on August 11, 1919 in Shadowbrook (Estate in Lenox, MA)/ burried in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery in North Tarrytown, NY.
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