William Shakespeare (inventor)
William Shakespeare, Jr. (c. 1869 – June 25, 1950) was an American inventor. He invented the level-winding fishing reel. Shakespeare also founded and was one of the key people of Shak...
Leonard Riggio
Leonard S. Riggio (born February 28, 1941) is an American businessman and entrepreneur. He serves as executive chairman of book store chain Barnes & Noble and has been its largest shareholder sin...
Beyoncé
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (/bɨˈjɒnseɪ/ bee-YON-say; born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, she performed in various singing and...
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Grubb Family Iron Dynasty
The Grubb Family Iron Dynasty was a succession of iron manufacturing enterprises owned and operated by Grubb family members for more than 165 years. Collectively, they were Pennsylvania's leading iron...
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Biddy Mason
Bridget "Biddy" Mason (August 15, 1818, in Hancock County, Georgia – January 15, 1891, in Los Angeles, California) was an African-American nurse and a Californian real-estate entrepreneur and phi...
Bernard W. Doyle
Bernard Wendall Doyle (1873 – December 26, 1949) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. In 1901, Doyle cofounded the Viscoloid Company in Leominster, Massachusetts. Doyle helped pio...
Eliphalet Remington
Eliphalet Remington (October 28, 1793 – August 12, 1861) designed the Remington rifle and founded what is now known as the Remington Arms Co., L.L.C. Originally the company was known as E. Remin...
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Paula Deen
Paula Ann Hiers Deen (born January 19, 1947) is an American celebrity chef and cooking show television host. Deen resides in Savannah, Georgia, where she owns and operates The Lady & Sons restaura...
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Michael Erlewine
Michael Erlewine (born July 18, 1941 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania) is an American musician, astrologer, photographer, TV host, and Internet entrepreneur who founded All Music Guide (now known as allmusi...
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Shaquille O'Neal
Shaquille Rashaun O'Neal (/ʃəˈkiːl/ shə-KEEL; born March 6, 1972), nicknamed Shaq (/ˈʃæk/ SHAK), is an American retired professional basketball player, former rapper, actor and current analyst on the ...
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Allen Wardner
Allen Wardner (December 13, 1786 – August 29, 1877) was a Vermont banker, businessman and politician who served as State Treasurer. He was also the father-in-law of Attorney General, Secretary of Sta...
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Scooter Braun
Scott Samuel "Scooter" Braun (born June 18, 1981) is an American talent manager and businessman. He owns two record labels: School Boy Records and Raymond-Braun Media Group (RBMG). RBMG is a joint ven...
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Arnold Schwarzenegger
Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (/ˈʃwɔrtsənɛɡər/; [ˈaɐnɔlt ˈalɔʏs ˈʃvaɐtsənɛɡɐ]; born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-born American actor, model, producer, director, activist, businessman, investor, writer,...
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John Bradford Moore
John Bradford Moore was a trader who established a post at Crystal, New Mexico at the western end of the Narbona Pass, where he developed the manufacture of Navajo Blankets for sale in the United Stat...
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Gilbert Peterson
Gilbert Peterson (August 5, 1824 - November 14, 1890), was an American contractor from Lockport, New York. He was the founder and President of Peterson & Sons, which he ran with his two sons, Char...
Suze Orman
Susan Lynn "Suze" Orman (born June 5, 1951) is an American author, financial advisor, motivational speaker, and television host. Orman was born in Chicago and received her B.A. in social work. She wor...
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Robert Kiyosaki
Robert Toru Kiyosaki (born April 8, 1947) is an American investor, businessman, self-help author, motivational speaker, financial literacy activist, financial commentator, and radio personality. Kiyos...
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Hannah Connell Barker
Hannah Connell Barker (1844–1918) was an early resident of Boulder, Colorado. Barker was a teacher, civic leader, businesswoman and land developer in an era when industrious women were not commonly r...
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Ann Sothern
Ann Sothern (January 22, 1909 – March 15, 2001) was an American stage, radio, film and television actress whose career spanned six decades. Sothern began her career in the late 1920s in bit par...
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Benjamin Thomas (Coca-Cola bottler)
Benjamin Franklin Thomas (1860–1914) was a Chattanooga, Tennessee, businessman and industrialist who pioneered the development of the Coca-Cola bottling industry and founded the Coca-Cola Bottling Com...
Thomas J. Anderson
Thomas Jefferson Anderson (November 10, 1910 – August 30, 2002) was an American conservative author, farmer, and candidate for Vice President on the American Independent Party under John G. Schmi...
Ruth Leach Amonette
Ruth Leach Amonette (September 24, 1916 – June 21, 2004) was an American businesswoman, author, and educator. She was appointed as the first female executive and vice president at IBM in 1943, at age ...