Charles L. Taylor

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Charles Lewis Taylor (? – February 3, 1922)[1] was an American industrialist born in Philadelphia, He graduated from Lehigh University in 1876. Taylor College, a dormitory for upperclass students at Lehigh University, is named in honor of Charles Taylor.[2]

Early career[edit]

Taylor first went to work as an assistant chemist for the Cambria Iron Company in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. From there he moved to Pittsburgh where he was the Superintendent of the Homestead Steel Works. It was when he became General Manager of The Hartman Steel Company that Taylor first began to work for Andrew Carnegie.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Iron Age. Iron Age Publishing Co. Retrieved 12 March 2017. 
  2. ^ "Taylor House". Lehigh University. Retrieved 16 September 2012. 
  3. ^ "Charles L. Taylor". P.C. ROSSIN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING & APPLIED SCIENCE. P.C. ROSSIN COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE. Retrieved 12 March 2017.