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Eminent Pittsburghers

profiles of the city"s founding industrialists
  • 224 Pages
  • 3.89 MB
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Taylor Trade Pub. , Lanham, MD
Industrialists, Economic conditions, Businessmen, Biog
StatementWilliam S. Dietrich II
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHC108.P7 D54 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 224 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25337972M
ISBN 101589796071, 1589796136
ISBN 139781589796072, 9781589796133
LC Control Number2011015794
OCLC/WorldCa681502318

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Dietrich II available from Rakuten Kobo. These biographical essays, many reprinted from The Pittsburgh Quarterly, describe the men who transformed Pittsburgh int Brand: Taylor Trade Publishing. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm: Contents: A very short history of Pittsburgh --Andrew Carnegie: the black and the white --H.J.

Heinz: consumer apostle --The amazing career of George Westinghouse --Blood pact: the story of Henry Clay Frick --The judge and the little boy: the triumph.

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viii, Illustrations. Cloth, $ How often in the history of writing history has a wealthy industrialist and philanthropist written about the lives of other wealthy industrialists-turnedphilanthropists. That is precisely what we.

Dietrich also was the author of two books: In the Shadow of the Rising Sun: The Political Roots of American Economic Decline, published in and Eminent Pittsburghers: Profiles of the Eminent Pittsburghers book Founding Industrialists, a collection of biographical essays originally published in the Pittsburgh Quarterly but assembled into a book published in A book entitled “Eminent Pittsburghers,” containing a collection of these stories, was published in May by Taylor Trade.

At the time of his death, Mr. Dietrich was working on another book with the working title: “American Recessional: The US Decline and the Rise of China.” His extraordinary combination of business experience. Eminent Pittsburghers: Profiles Of The City's Founding Industrialists by William Campbell Douglass II avg rating — 2 ratings — published An illustration of an open book.

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Dietrich was working on a new book: "American. He earned graduate degrees from the University of Pittsburgh and wrote two books, "In the Shadow of the Rising Sun: The Political Roots of American Economic Decline" and "Eminent Pittsburghers.

Eminent Pittsburghers: Profiles of the City's Founding Industrialists. Average Rating: () out of 5 stars Write a review. William S Dietrich. $ $ 9. 89 $ $ 9. Included here are essays on George Westinghouse, A.W. Mellon, Charlie Schwab, and many more. The book also includes a brief history of biographical.

For all of his focus on increasing the amount of money that would eventually establish the foundation and carry out his giving plans, his friends said Mr.

Dietrich had a deep-rooted love of Pittsburgh and an insatiable appetite for academics, so much so that he continued to study on his own in later years and went on to write two books, In the. Eminent Pittsburghers Profiles of the City's Founding Industrialists, William S. Dietrich,Biography & Autobiography, pages.

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This, the first and only biography of this. A book entitled "Eminent Pittsburghers," containing a collection of these stories, was published in May At the time of his death, Mr. Dietrich was working on a new book, "American. In May, Mr. Dietrich published a book of profiles called "Eminent Pittsburghers," taken from articles he wrote for "Pittsburgh Quarterly." He was working on another, "American Recessional: The U.S.

Yet, as the late William S. Dietrich II noted in his book “Eminent Pittsburghers,” which has a chapter on Westinghouse, “strangely we know little about this man.” Westinghouse shied from.

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"He was a prominent Pittsburgh entrepreneur and philanthropist, like those he wrote about in his book 'Eminent Pittsburghers.' Bill's business acumen brought him great success in leading his family's company, Dietrich Industries, to become the nation's largest manufacturer of light metal framing for the construction industry.

Mr. Dietrich also is the author of two books: In the Shadow of the Rising Sun: The Political Roots of American Economic Decline, published in by the Penn State University Press, and Eminent Pittsburghers: Profiles of the City’s Founding Industrialists, a collection of biographical essays published in by Taylor Trade Publishing.

He wrote two books, In the Shadow of the Rising Sun: The Political Roots of American Economic Decline and Eminent Pittsburghers: Profiles of the City’s Founding Industrialists, and was working on a third, American Recessional: The U.S. Decline and the Rise of China, at the time of his death.

Along with “Eminent Pittsburghers,” he is the author of “In the Shadow of the Rising Sun: The Political Roots of an American Economic Decline.” Top Photo: CMU trustee William S.

Dietrich II receives a standing ovation after announcing a $ million gift. Middle Photo: Dietrich College Dean John Lehoczky poses with William S. Dietrich II. He is the author of "In the Shadow of the Rising Sun: The Political Roots of an American Economic Decline" and "Eminent Pittsburghers: Profiles of the City's Founding Industrialists." He also was a regular contributor to Pittsburgh Quarterly magazine.

Bill was well known for his commitment to the betterment of the Pittsburgh region. Dietrich was also an author of many political and global history books. His recent works include In the Shadow of the Rising Sun: The Political Roots of an American Economic Decline and Eminent Pittsburghers, a collection of his essays.

Before his death, he had been writing another book with the working title American Recessional: The U.S.Books Entertainment Film and Motion Picture Magazines Music Publishing & Information Services This year, Taylor Trade Publishing issued "Eminent Pittsburghers," a collection of his essays.