American Industries Volume 22

American Industries Volume 22

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...the President of the Convention at 'which the National Association of Manufacturers was organized, died on January 10, 1922, at Cincinnati, and Whereas, largely through Mr. Egan's enterprise, foresight and generosity the establishment of this great national organization at Cincinnati in 1895 was made possible, and Whereas, Mr. Egan's interest in and support of this Association as a member, continued to the time of his death, be it Resolved, That the Board of Directors of this Association at its meeting this 20th day of January, 1922, gratefully recognizes the valuable services which Mr. Egan rendered to this Association, and be it further Resolved, That in Mr. Egan's death the Association has lost the services of a leader in manufacturing enterprises, a pioneer in foreign trade development and a broad minded co-operator in national affairs. Be it further Resolved, That this Board extends its sincere sympathy to the widow and children of Mr. Egan and that these resolutions be spread upon the minutes of this Association and a copy thereof sent to the family of Mr. Egan. and salesman, three attributes rarely combined in one man; but which, when they are so combined, almost invariably lead to success. In 1874 he began business on his own account in a small shop with two partners. Seven years later the Egan Company was incorporated, with Mr. Egan as its president. This enterprise was successful from the start and soon began to make a name for itself in the wood working machinery line. In 1893 Mr. Egan's company formed a consolidation with a rival, and the new corporation formed the J. A. Fay & Egan Co., whose products have become so favorably known not only in the United States but in foreign countries. It is related of Col. Egan that at...show more

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  • Paperback | 448 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 23mm | 794g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236796497
  • 9781236796493