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Washburn & Moen Manufacturing Co, the Cleveland Rolling Mill, Oliver Wire Company and the Shenango Valley Steel Co, all acquisition targets for John W. Gates  

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... an iron mine at Negaunee, Michigan and worked in close cooperation with the H. P. Nail Company, a major producer of wire nails. By the time of the merger, William Chisholm II, the eldest son of the founder, was president and general manager of the Cleveland Rolling Mill. His brother, Stewart Henry Chisholm, was vice-president and president of the H. P. Nail Company. Another brother, Wilson B. Chisholm,  ...

 

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