Nicholas Longworth's Contribution To The Wine-Making Industry

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Nicholas Longworth is very influential to the wine-making industry in many ways. In order to better understand his contributions and the whole wine-making industry, it is important to understand his background, his descendants, and to study his contributions to the nation. Longworth's family background is very interesting, and he has an interesting childhood, adult life, ancestors and descendants. He is born on January 16, 1783 in Newark, New Jersey to his parents, Thomas Longworth and Apphia Davis Vanderpool, which is the beginning of his famous legend ("Nicholas Longworth"). First, in his childhood there is poverty and customs most families followed, which forces Longworth to work very hard (Hannickel 95). One example of his poverty is after the…show more content…
These grapes grow very well near the Ohio River (Levenick). To add upon, after trading for land, he becomes one of the richest Americans and pays one of the most expensive taxes in the U.S. (ibid). In addition to his many achievements, he has had many ancestors and descendants. Longworth's parents, Thomas Longworth and Apphia Davis Vanderpool, are very influential and have many traits that have helped Longworth and many others ("Nicholas Longworth"). Notably, his father is a very famous and successful merchant before the American Revolution (Levenick). Nicholas Longworth also has many descendants. According to Abby S. Schwartz, Nicholas Longworth and his wife have four children: Mary, Joseph, Catherine, and Eliza, who carry on his legacy. Another famous descendant is Nicholas Longworth III, who serves in the U.S. House of Representatives and the state Senate ("LONGWORTH, Nicholas"). In conclusion, the Longworth family is very successful. In addition to his captivating family background, he contributes a lot to the society of St. Ursula Villa and the neighborhood surrounding it, the Greater Cincinnati area, and the United States. In particular,
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