Frederick Ayer

Frederick Ayer

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Frederick Ayer was an American businessman and the younger brother of patent medicine tycoon Dr. James Cook Ayer. He graduated from The Hill School. In addition to his involvement in the patent medicine business, he is better known for his work in the textile industry. After buying the Tremont and Suffolk mills in Lowell, Massachusetts, he bought up many textile operations in nearby Lawrence, combining them in 1899 into the American Woolen Company, of which he was the first president. He was involved in other businesses of the time as well, such as being the co-founder of the Arctic Coal Company . He died on March 14, 1918, in Thomasville, Georgia, and is interred at Lowell Cemetery. His home in Lowell is now a Catholic school, The Franco American School and the Frederick Ayer Mansion on Commonwealth Avenue in Boston, Massachusetts, is a National Historic Landmark. Ayer's first wife was Cornelia Wheaton, daughter of Charles Augustus Wheaton and Ellen Birdseyeshow more

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  • Paperback | 80 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 127g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135737899
  • 9786135737899