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Charles Michael Schwab
Birth: Feb. 18, 1862
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Sep. 19, 1939
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Industrialist. Born in Williamsburg, Pennsylvania, to John Anthony Schwab and his wife Pauline Farabaugh, Charles Schwab early came to the attention of industrial baron Andrew Carnegie. Schwab rose to the presidency of Carnegie Steel by 1897, and became first president of the newly-organized United States Steel in 1901. He resigned the presidency two years later to head his own company, Bethlehem Steel. Schwab's personal worth rose substantially before and during the First World War as he provided steel for construction projects and for armaments. He was destined to lose the bulk of his fortune in the Crash of 1929 and the ensuing Great Depression. He maintained a lavish residence in New York City, and another named "Immergrün" at his family's ancestral village of Loretto, atop Allegheny Mountain in Pennsylvania. It is here that his remains were interred in the family mausoleum after his death in 1939. (bio by: Albert Ledoux) 
Family links: 
  John Anthony Schwab (1839 - 1924)
  Pauline Farabaugh Schwab (1843 - 1936)
  Emma Eurana Dinkey Schwab (1859 - 1939)*
  Charles Michael Schwab (1862 - 1939)
  Joseph Edward Schwab (1864 - 1922)*
  Henry A. Schwab (1867 - 1867)*
  Eleanora G. Schwab (1869 - 1970)*
  John F. Schwab (1872 - 1873)*
  Mary Cecelia Schwab (1876 - 1954)*
  Gertrude S Schwab Barry (1880 - 1978)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Michael Cemetery
Cambria County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: In the Schwab Mausoleum
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Apr 28, 1999
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Charles Michael Schwab
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Charles Michael Schwab
Added by: Albert Ledoux
Charles Michael Schwab
Added by: Albert Ledoux
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