A Classification of American Wealth
History and genealogy of the wealthy families of America - Sponsors


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Part 3 : America in the Twentieth Century and Beyond

Now Online -  Chapter 18 : Hail to the CEOs  (5 pages - free)

Index to Part III :

Chapter 13 :
Automobile and Aviation  ( 5 pages - free )

The Selden Patent - case of a failed monopoly (coming later)
The Ford Story
        Part I : The rise of Henry Ford ( 15 pages ) 
        Part II : Edsel Ford and his children - an automotive dynasty (coming later)
General Motors
       William Crapo Durant - the founder of General Motors ( 18 pages ) 
       The GM Crowd - multi-millionaire executives (coming later)
Other automobile tycoons (coming later)

Chapter 14 : Engineers and Marketers (coming later)

Chapter 15 : From Wildcatters to Oil Barons  ( 3 pages - free )
Spindletop and the formation of Texas Big Four : 
       
Gulf, Texaco, Humble and Magnolia (coming later)
The Hunts : Texas' richest oil barons
       Haroldson Lafayette Hunt 
( 15 pages ) 

        The Hunt Brothers - a mega failure (coming later)
The Gettys
       Jean Paul Getty 
( 20 pages )
    
  The Getty family and legacy (coming later)
Other oil barons
(coming later)

Chapter 16 : Media & Entertainment (coming later)

Chapter 17 : The Whiz Kids of Sillicon Valley (coming later)

Chapter 18 : Hail to the CEOs  (5 pages - free)
Billionaire CEOs  (10 pages)
       Table 1 : Billionaire CEOs
Centimillionaire income CEOs  (9 pages)
       Table 2 : Centimillionaire income CEOs
       Table 3 : CEOs with centimillion dollar exit packages  (2 pages)    
Of good and bad CEOs  (8 pages + 3 tables)
       Table 4 : Top 10 Best CEOs
       Table 5 : Top 10 Worst CEOs
       Table 6 : Scoundrel CEOs
Enron : Climax of executive greed and deception  (12 pages)
Why CEOs are overpaid  (8 pages)
  

Chapter 19 : With other People's Money (coming later)


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