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How John Gates and his partners, Alfred Clifford of the Southern Wire Co and William Edenborn, of the St. Louis Wire Mill, conquered the American barbed wire market 

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... John Warne Gates was making his fortune selling barbed wire in the Western states and allocating his orders either to the Southern Wire Company, in which he was the major shareholder, or to other companies, licensed or not. When his factory in East St. Louis caught fire and was burning down, he went to William Edenborn and proposed  ...

 

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