He got married and also had thirteen children with her. He then started moving people and goods across the Hudson Bay. From there on he created the largest shipping company empire and after the Civil War he was the richest man in the world. There was a tragedy when his eldest son died in the Civil War
He grew up in poverty. His father's name was William Carnegie, William worked as a weaver and was the only source of income for the family. Carnegie’s mother's name was Margaret Morrison. Carnegie’s father died in 1855, after his death Carnegie realized that he would have to take care of the family. Carnegie gotta education and by the age 18 Carnegie was a secretary for Thomas A. Scott, the superintendent of the western division for the Pennsylvania Railroad.
At a young age of thirteen he had to work at a bank to help his family. Then, he left the school at eighteen and became an elementary teacher for a short time. Also, he became a newspaper reporter before trying his luck sailing as a merchant to Liverpool, England. In the summer of 1839 he came
After the war he went home and worked on his Dad and uncles farm. After too long, with his money that he saved from the war, he built his own business in 1852. Three years after he opened the first Dollar General in the town he married a women of the name of Martha Batten
He spent his childhood in Saluda County, South Carolina. His parents names were Mark Travis and Jemima Stallworth. Growing up he was homeschooled, and he also worked on the family farm. He was the eldest of eleven children. When he was nine years old his family moved to a farm in Alabama.
Her father was the royal providential secretary, Thomas Flucker. Her mother was the wealthy, Hannah Waldo. She was home schooled and had access to a library at all times. She would always be at the local book store reading. This lead her to meet the owner Henry Knox, who she eventually married.
Some might say that he is not a captain of industry, but there are always two sides to every story. His life is very interesting, as he was a true rags-to-riches story. His parents were farmers, and his father occasionally ferried produce and merchandise between Staten Island and Manhattan. And it was due to this that he gained interest in boats. Eventually, he managed to acquire a fleet of small boats, and through this he was able to acquire his first fortune.
He was the youngest born of 5 children. He ended up only living there for a short amount of time because his father left them. Then he moved to Pasadena, California. His family was very poor. They lived in a under average house in a neighborhood.
He started working at a remarkably young age to start forming a living. He received no education, thus he lived by his common knowledge. He got married and had two kids, ages three and one. He has always worked at the mill by the river with a pay of $1.50 a day. Later on, after the workers went on strike, three years before he testified, he got cut down to part time.
The after that he went to London where he studied law for another six years,then at the age of 26 he went home to Maryland only now he could speak French fluently and was a accomplished horseman. When he got home his dad gave him Carrollton manor that is why he is called Charles Carroll of Carrollton. . Now I would like to talk a little bit about his family.