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 Consolidations : Willam H. and James H. Moore 

Page entitled : Moore from Diamond Match crash to National Biscuit trust

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How William H. Moore and his brother caused the Diamond Match crash at the Chicago Stock Exchange and later organized the National Biscuit Company (Nabisco)

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... With the backing of such solid Chicago capitalists as Philip Danforth Armour and George Mortimer Pullman, the Moore brothers nevertheless recovered, staging a price war in the biscuit trade, which enabled them to merge “their” New York Biscuit Company with its arch rival, American Biscuit, and other concerns including the United States Baking Company, to form the National Biscuit Company (Nabisco)  ...


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