America's 60 families by Ferdinand Lundberg

By Ferdinand Lundberg

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Miller, nee Louise Carnegie (steel), Mrs. Alexander Hamilton Rice,* nee Eleanor Elkins and later married to a Widener (tobacco, utilities), Mrs. Horace E. Dodge (automobiles), Mrs. Matilda Wilson (automobiles), Isabel Dodge Sloan (automobiles), and Mrs. John 5 T. Dorrance (Campbell Soup). The gigantic fortune of Mrs. H. S. Wilks, consisting originally of half the holdings of Hetty Green and all those of the late Matthew Astor Wilks, was increased by $28,000,- ooo to nearly $75,000,000 in 1936, when she was named the sole benein the will of her brother, E.

And there are the Misses Lydia, Ruth Ellen, Pauline Louise, Octavia, Alexandrine, Lucile Evelina, and Nancy du Pont. This Murton, only a very partial list. All these dynasties, to be sure, include mafiy members that do not bear the family name. Selecting one at random, neither the largest nor the smallest, branches. This Among the we is many is find that it comprises 140 members in all its the Pratt (Standard Oil) family of Brooklyn. Pratts are Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Baylcy Pratt, GOLDEN DYNASTIES AND THEIR TREASURES M.

And others have contracted such commoners; they arc too numerous to detail international trade join The McCormicks, Astors, Fields, unions with British here. The Du Fonts have married among themselves when they have not entered wedlock with obscure persons; the Ford family has not yet been sufficiently long established in the possession of wealth to contract marriages of economic coloring. Marriages of first cousins Fonts became so frequent, indeed, according to a among the Du recent biographer, that the head of this essentially feudal dynasty forbade further inbreeding.

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