The Fortune Builders: Chicagos Famous Families Edwin Darby

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Published: August 26th 2010

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276 pages


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The Fortune Builders: Chicagos Famous Families  by  Edwin Darby

The Fortune Builders: Chicagos Famous Families by Edwin Darby
August 26th 2010 | Kindle Edition | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, AUDIO, mp3, ZIP | 276 pages | ISBN: | 7.42 Mb

It was said that, Chicago has a beautiful sound because Chicago means money. The citys phonebook is the language of American business: Swift, Armour, Wilson, Pullman, MacArthur, Pritzker, Wrigley, Ward, Sears, Morton as in salt, Walgreen as inMoreIt was said that, Chicago has a beautiful sound because Chicago means money. The citys phonebook is the language of American business: Swift, Armour, Wilson, Pullman, MacArthur, Pritzker, Wrigley, Ward, Sears, Morton as in salt, Walgreen as in drugstore, Nielsen as in television ratings and McNally as in atlas.

This is story of those famous Chicago families. Filled with dramatic success stories, fascinating anecdotes, and tasty morsels of social gossip, The Fortune Builders is a unique biography of Chicagos power brokers -- the men and women who made Chicago what it is today.Edwin Darby (1922-2003) covered the White House for Time magazine during the Truman and Eisenhower administrations. In 1958 he moved to Chicago, becoming the financial editor and a syndicated columnist at the Chicago Sun-Times.

He retired in 1994.



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