Thomas A. Scott

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Birthday
28, 1823
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
May 21, 1881 (57)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1823
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
May 21, 1881 (57)

About

Businessman who became the fourth president of the Pennsylvania Railroad, which was the largest corporation in the world at that time.

Before Fame

In the early 1850s, he worked as a station agent for the Pennsylvania Railroad. By the end of that decade, he had become the railroad's general superintendent.

Trivia

Before becoming president of the Pennsylvania Railroad, he held the same position with the Union Pacific Railroad.

Family Life

He grew up in Fort Loudoun, Pennsylvania.

Associated With

He mentored the young Andrew Carnegie.