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William E. Corey

United States Steel Corporation

1903 - 1911

Metals

1900 b. 1866
male
Personal
Born-Died1866 - 1934
BirthplacePennsylvania (PA)
RaceWhite
FatherOwner, Small Business
Era - 1900

Corey presided over a period of re-investment and modernization for United States Steel. During his tenure, he increased earnings over $20 million from $109 million to $131 million with an asset base of over $1.5 billion the largest of any U.S. company at the time.