Sunday, 19 August 2018

586) Cyrus W. Field

Cyrus West Field (1819 – 1892). American businessman and financier who, along with other entrepreneurs, created the Atlantic Telegraph Company and laid the first telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1858.

- "At the age of 34, lithe, red-haired Cyrus W. Field had retired from the paper business a rich man."…

- "He had bright red hair like his grandfather, Cyrus West FIELD."

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