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William G. Mather

Cleveland-Cliffs Iron Company

1890 - 1940

Agriculture & Mining

pre-1900 b. 1857
male
EducationTwoDegree
UndergraduateTrinity College
GraduateMA, Trinity College
Personal
Born-Died1857 - 1951
BirthplaceOhio (OH)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - pre-1900

Mather headed the company for 50 years. He was instrumental in consolidating several mining operations into one powerful force. He also embarked on a major diversification program by investing in iron-ore industries and steel operations.