Founder of the Eastman Kodak company who created what became the world's leading photography company for nearly a century.
He dropped out of school at age 14 to work for an insurance company and help his family.
He made cameras simple and easy to use. "You press the button, we'll do the rest" was his company's slogan.
He had a longstanding friendship with his associate's wife, but the main woman in his life was always his mother.
He gave away much of his enormous fortune to causes like Booker T. Washington's Tuskegee University.