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Hugh J. Chisholm

International Paper Company

1899 - 1907

Wood, Paper & Forestry

pre-1900 b. 1847
male
Personal
Born-Died1847 - 1912
BirthplaceCanada
RaceWhite
FatherDeceased / Absent
Era - pre-1900

Chisholm was widely considered to be the most powerful man of his time in the American pulp and paper industry. He was the primary founder of International Paper Company that brought together 30 pulp and paper mills in various parts of the US and Canada. In addition to heading International Paper, Chisholm’s entrepreneurial ventures included founding the Oxford Paper Company, Umbagog Pulp Co, Otis Falls Pulp, Livermore Falls Iron Foundry, Rumford Falls Power, Portland & Rumford Falls Railroad, and several other similar enterprises.