Charles Dow

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Birthday
6, 1851
Birthplace
Sterling, CT
Death Date
Dec 4, 1902 (51)
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
6, 1851
Birthplace
Sterling, CT
Death Date
Dec 4, 1902 (51)

About

Founder of The Wall Street Journal and inventor of the famous Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Before Fame

He worked as a reporter for a variety of publications.

Trivia

He hired Edward Davis Jones to help him report on the financial deals of Wall Street.

Family Life

His farmer father died when he was only six years old.

Associated With

His newspaper was endorsed by William McKinley, the first president to do so.