A Classification of American Wealth
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 Consolidations : American Tin Plate Company 

Page entitled : Tin plate industry in the USA

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How with the McKinley tariff, tin plate manufacturers mushroomed as Daniel G. Reid and William B. Leeds took over the American Tin Plate Company and turned it around 

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... n the vicinity of the American steel industry, larger plants were set-up with their own rolling mills to produce large quantities of common-grade tin plate for the canning industry . One such plant was the American Tin Plate Company of Elwood, Indiana. In 1892 that company was unable to raise needed capital to finance its operations. Daniel Gray Reid, then vice president of the Second National Bank of Richmond  ...


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