Records of predecessor organizations, 1864-1912.
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The American Iron and Steel Institute is the major trade association of the U.S. iron and steel industry. From the description of Corporate records, 1908-1991. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122558635 The American Iron and Steel Institute is the major trade association for the U.S. iron and steel industries. From the description of Executive officer files, 1917-1993. (Hagley Museum & Library). WorldCat record id: 122567893 The Ame...
Joseph Wharton (1826-1909) was a prominent Philadelphia Quaker merchant, industrialist, scientist, and philanthropist who was active in 19th century Delaware Valley manufacturing, business, and education development. He was descended from two of the oldest families in Pennsylvania. His father, William Wharton, was in the direct line of Thomas Wharton of Westmoreland, England, who came to America in 1683. The first American ancestor of his mother, Deborah Fisher Wharton, was John Fisher, who emig...
James M. Swank was born in Westmoreland County, Pa., on July 12, 1832, and grew up in Johnstown. In 1852 he became editor of the local Whig newspaper, reorganized it as a daily, the JOHNSTOWN TRIBUNE, and became sole owner in 1864. From 1869 to 1871 he served as clerk of the U.S. House Committee on Manufactures, under the patronage of Rep. Daniel J. Morrell, a Johnstown steelmaker. He then became a clerk in the Department of Agriculture and produced the first published history of th...
In 1807 Eber Ward married Sally Potter (d. 1818). Together they had four children, including Emily (1809- ) and Eber Brock (1811-1875). At various times, the family lived in Upper Canada, Salem (Ohio), Detroit, Bois Blanc, and Mackinac (Mich.). Eber served as the lighthouse keeper at Bois Blanc, 1830-1831. As a young man, Eber B. Ward worked with his uncle, Samuel Ward, a prominent shipbuilder in Marine City (Mich.). Eventually they became partners in "Ward's Line of Steamers" and successfully b...