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   Andrew Carnegie - iron industrialist and steel king

Page entitled : Ejection of Andrew Kloman

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How Andrew Kloman suffered losses in outside investments and was forced to sell out to Henry Phipps and the Carnegies who incorporated the Edgar Thomson Steel Co Ltd

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... invested in the Cascade Iron Company and the Escanaba Furnace Company. Because of Andrew Carnegie’s profit retention policy, Kloman was forced to borrow money for these investments, using his shares in the Carnegie companies as collateral. When his outside investments failed and he was held liable for the debts  ...


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