Dec. 19, 1849 West Overton Westmoreland County Pennsylvania, USA
Dec. 2, 1919 New York New York County (Manhattan) New York, USA
Businessman. He made his fortune in the coke making business and was known as the "Coke King." He merged his vast coke and railroad interests with those of Andrew Carnegie the "Steel King" to form the Carnegie Corp which later became the United States Steel Corp.