Meyer Guggenheim

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United States industrialist (born in Switzerland) who with his sons established vast mining and metal processing companies (1828-1905)


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DuPont was born in France and Meyer Guggenheim came from Switzerland.
Meyer Guggenheim, the son of an immigrant Swiss tailor, had grown from his modest beginnings as a street peddler to accumulate a small fortune in the wholesale goods and lace trades.
Meyer Guggenheim was no expert in smelting technology, but he was astute enough to recognize that smelting as a high technology industry offered opportunities for higher profits.