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Jeff Bezos: Amazon and the e... - Daniel Alef
 

Jeff Bezos: Amazon and the e...Daniel Alef

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New Enhanced Digital Edition Updated 2/10/11Microsoft founder Bill Gates writes: “Genuine pioneers don’t stop after just one discovery or innovation. They are driven to build on their accomplishments and to follow them into new frontiers.” … more

Jeff Bezos: Amazon and the eBook Revolution (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Henry Ford: An American Icon... - Daniel Alef
 

Henry Ford: An American Icon...Daniel Alef

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New Enhanced Digital EditionHenry Ford, an American folk hero to many, was a man with several faces. He was a genius who revolutionized the automobile industry, irrevocably altered American culture and commerce, developed mass production, a… more

Henry Ford: An American Icon (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Meta4 Publishing , English
Mark Zuckerberg: The Face Be... - Daniel Alef
 

Mark Zuckerberg: The Face Be...Daniel Alef

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Fourth Edition (Includes IPO, Wedding and post-IPO through December 2012) Mark Zuckerberg, the 28-year-old founder of Facebook, is not only the youngest self-made billionaire in history, he was worth $19.1 billion right after Facebook’s ini… more

Mark Zuckerberg: The Face Behind Facebook and Social Networking (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Henry Robinson Luce: 'Lord o... - Daniel Alef
 

Henry Robinson Luce: 'Lord o...Daniel Alef

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Biographical profile of Henry Robinson Luce, the revolutionary publisher who introduced America to a news magazine, Time, a powerful business periodical, Fortune, the first magazine based on photojournalism, Life, and the first magazine dev… more

Henry Robinson Luce: ‘Lord of the Press’
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Russell Sage: Excelled at th... - Daniel Alef
 

Russell Sage: Excelled at th...Daniel Alef

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There are a handful of American tycoons who were notorious misers. Hetty Green, the richest woman on Earth, wore dirty clothes—she only had the bottom of her skirts cleaned—bought broken cookies because they were cheaper, and took her son t… more

Russell Sage: Excelled at the Money Game
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Henry Leland: The King of Lu... - Daniel Alef
 

Henry Leland: The King of Lu...Daniel Alef

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Biographical profile of Henry Leland, one of the less well-known American automobile pioneers, but whose cars are top named brands and his imprint on the development of the American automobile industry is with few parallels. If Leland had n… more

Henry Leland: The King of Luxury Cars
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Sarah Breedlove Walker: Pion... - Daniel Alef
 

Sarah Breedlove Walker: Pion...Daniel Alef

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As America entered the 20th century, women were still denied many of the rights we now take for granted. They could own property, but did not have the right to vote or have the right of citizenship independent of their husbands. There were … more

Sarah Breedlove Walker: Pioneer American Businesswoman (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
William Penn: Proprietor of ... - Daniel Alef
 

William Penn: Proprietor of ...Daniel Alef

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Pennsylvania is not named after William Penn who received the 45,000-square mile territory from Charles II in repayment of a debt owed to his wealthy father. Penn wanted to call the land he acquired “New Wales” or “Sylvania,” but Charles IImore

William Penn: Proprietor of Pennsylvania
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Cornelius Vanderbilt: The Co... - Daniel Alef
 

Cornelius Vanderbilt: The Co...Daniel Alef

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Biographical profile of Cornelius Vanderbilt, entrepreneur, shipping and railroad magnate and one of the wealthiest and best known tycoons in American history. Uneducated and coming from a poor background, Vanderbilt built an empire, beginn… more

Cornelius Vanderbilt: The Colossus of Roads (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Jessie Benton Frémont: Gener... - Daniel Alef
 

Jessie Benton Frémont: Gener...Daniel Alef

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Jessie Benton Frémont, daughter of Sen. Thomas Benton Hart, was one of the most powerful American women of the nineteenth century, not because of wealth or station or political connections, but on account of her intelligence, vision and lit… more

Jessie Benton Frémont: General ‘Jessie’ and the ‘Pathfinder’
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
George Eastman: The Kodak King - Daniel Alef
 

George Eastman: The Kodak KingDaniel Alef

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Biographical profile of George Eastman, founder of the Eastman Kodak Co. and inventor of the Kodak and Brownie cameras that revolutionized photography. In roughly 30 years beginning in 1880, Eastman changed the world of photography. Instead… more

George Eastman: The Kodak King
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Daniel Webster: Statesman, S... - Daniel Alef
 

Daniel Webster: Statesman, S...Daniel Alef

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Biographical profile of Daniel Webster, a great statesmen, lawyer and public speaker. As an attorney, Daniel Webster represented some America’s greatest tycoons and served as legal counsel in several cases that established important constit… more

Daniel Webster: Statesman, Supreme Court Star and Orator (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Jane Lathrop Stanford: Unive... - Daniel Alef
 

Jane Lathrop Stanford: Unive...Daniel Alef

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Biographical profile of Jane Stanford wife of railroad titan Leland Stanford. However, as Henry Brooks Adams once said: “The woman who is known only through a man is known wrong.” When Leland died in 1893, Jane inherited a fortune with a pa… more

Jane Lathrop Stanford: University Savior
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
William Wrigley, Jr.: The Gr... - Daniel Alef
 

William Wrigley, Jr.: The Gr...Daniel Alef

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Biographical profile of William Wrigley, Jr., the master salesman who established the Wrigley chewing gum empire. Wrigley’s story, as told by award-winning author and syndicated columnist Daniel Alef, is the quintessential Horatio Alger-lik… more

William Wrigley, Jr.: The Great American Legend
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Henry Edward Huntington: Con... - Daniel Alef
 

Henry Edward Huntington: Con...Daniel Alef

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The Huntington in San Marino, California, is one of the world’s foremost collections of books, art and flora. Set in park-like grounds and a Beaux-Arts mansion built in the early 1900s, the Huntington boasts some of the rarest and most valu… more

Henry Edward Huntington: Connoisseur of Fine Books and Art
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Daniel Keith Ludwig: Reclusi... - Daniel Alef
 

Daniel Keith Ludwig: Reclusi...Daniel Alef

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Daniel Keith Ludwig wore cheap shoes and eyeglasses, carried a plastic raincoat when it rained, flew economy class, and carried his own bags. Neighbors thought he was a mid-level manager. He was not. Ludwig was one of the wealthiest men, on… more

Daniel Keith Ludwig: Reclusive Billionaire
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
Katharine Graham: Doyenne of... - Daniel Alef
 

Katharine Graham: Doyenne of...Daniel Alef

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Biographical profile of Katharine Graham, who once described herself as a doormat wife, but subsequently became one of the most powerful figures in America during the 20th Century. The New York Times called her a “publishing legend.” Willia… more

Katharine Graham: Doyenne of Publishing
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
J. P. Morgan: America's Grea... - Daniel Alef
 

J. P. Morgan: America's Grea...Daniel Alef

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Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson were staunch opponents of a national bank. When President Jackson let the charter of the second bank lapse after 20 years, it left the nation unprepared and powerless to respond quickly or effectively to … more

J. P. Morgan: America’s Greatest Banker (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
The Stanley Brothers: Their ... - Daniel Alef
 

The Stanley Brothers: Their ...Daniel Alef

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Biographical profile of the Freelan and Francis Stanley, identical twins who developed the Stanley Steamers, cars powered by steam engines. In 1897 the brothers, dressed alike in overcoats, bowler hats and sporting thick black beards appear… more

The Stanley Brothers: Their Steamer was fast and environmentally friendly
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English
John Bidwell: Agricultural T... - Daniel Alef
 

John Bidwell: Agricultural T...Daniel Alef

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Biographical profile of John Bidwell, a young Ohioan school teacher who joined the first wagon train to come to California and became one of America’s greatest agricultural titans, who’s ranch shipped 10 million pounds of grain, fruit and p… more

John Bidwell: Agricultural Titan (Titans of Fortune)
Daniel Alef
Titans of Fortune Publishing , English

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