Andrew Carnegie

Events

Andrew Carnegie Birth

1835

Andrew Carnegie family moves to Pittsburgh

1848

First Job at the age of 12 Making 1.20 a week

1848

At Age 14 he gets a new job as a letter boy, making 2.50 per week

1849

He gets his frist job as a adult working on a railroad making 35$ a month

1853

Andrew Carnegie makes his first investment in Sleeping Cars(RVS)

1856

get a 5000$ annual income from this investment

He becomes a superintendent of Pennsylvania railroad

1859

he is payed 1500$ a year

He makes a investment 11.000$ in oil

1861

gets a return of 1.800$ annually

Andrew Carnegie founds keystone bridge company

1865

Andrew Carnegie founds telegraph company

1867

Andrew Carnegie opens a steal plant

1875

Andrew Carnegie marries Louis Whitfield

1887

Andrew Carnegie homesteads company has a strike

1892

He has his only child Margret Carnegie

1897

Andrew Carnegie bought out P.J Morgan, Becomes richest man on earth

1901

purchased that costed 480 Mill which is around 4 billion in modern times

Andrew Carnegie creates the Carnegie organization of New York

1911

Andrew Carnegie dies at age 83

1919