This A to Z biographical dictionary contains 260 entries on important Americans from colonial times to the present. Each entry begins with a short description of the person's importance, then the entry provides the person's birth date and information, and proceeds chronologically though his/her life. Suggestions for further reading follow each entry. There is a topical introduction to the book, a bibliography at the end of the book, two subject indexes, and a general index.Bloomingdale, Alfred Schiffer (1916a1982) founder of Diners Club Alfred Bloomingdale did not invent the credit card, but ... was having lunch in New York City with Frank McNamara, a friend whose finance company was in financial difficulty, anbsp;...
|Title||:||American Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Business Visionaries|
|Author||:||Charles W. Carey|
|Publisher||:||Infobase Publishing - 2009-01-01|