biographical name Samuel 1859-1938 American (English-born) financier

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Insull — This unusual name is an example of a lost village, a common phenomenon in England, where the original location here a place called Insoll in Elmley Lovett, Worcestershire, has now completely vanished. It is well recorded from the 12th to the 17th …   Surnames reference

  • Insull — /in seuhl/, n. Samuel, 1859 1938, U.S. public utilities magnate, born in England. * * * …   Universalium

  • Insull — /in seuhl/, n. Samuel, 1859 1938, U.S. public utilities magnate, born in England …   Useful english dictionary

  • Insull, Samuel — born Nov. 11, 1859, London, Eng. died July 19, 1938, Paris, France British born U.S. public utilities magnate. He moved to the U.S. in 1881 to become the private secretary of Thomas Alva Edison and rose to become president of the Chicago Edison… …   Universalium

  • Insull, Samuel — (11 nov. 1859, Londres, Inglaterra–19 jul. 1938, París, Francia). Magnate estadounidense del sector de los servicios básicos nacido en Gran Bretaña. Se mudó a EE.UU. en 1881 para trabajar como secretario privado de Thomas Alva Edison y en 1892… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Samuel Insull — (November 11, 1859 ndash; July 16, 1938) was an Anglo American investor based in Chicago who was known for purchasing utilities and railroads. He contributed to creating an integrated electrical infrastructure in the United States. He was also… …   Wikipedia

  • Leonard Insull — is Britain s leading ventriloquial figure maker of the twentieth century. He created many hundreds of items for Davenports magic shop. Noted figures include Lord Charles for Ray Allen and Archie Andrews for Peter Brough …   Wikipedia

  • Samuel Insull — (né le 11 novembre 1859 à Londres mort le 16 juillet 1938 à Paris) était un investisseur de Chicago spécialisé dans l achat de compagnies d énergies et de chemins de fer. Il contribua à créer aux États Unis une infrastructure électrique intégrée …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Commonwealth Edison — This article is about ComEd in Illinois. For ConEd in New York, see Consolidated Edison. Commonwealth Edison Type Subsidiary Founded 1907 Headquarters …   Wikipedia

  • Chicago Civic Opera — The Civic Opera Company (1922–1931) was a Chicago company that produced seven seasons of grand opera in the Auditorium Theater from 1922 to 1928, and three seasons at its own Civic Opera House from 1929 to 1931 before falling victim to financial… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”