Thomas C. du Pont
duPont consolidated the military powder production industry to the point where the duPont Corporation was producing 90% of all explosives in the U.S. In a matter of four years, duPont acquired the stocks of more than 100 of his competitors, eliminating 64 of them. In the first ten years of duPont’s presidency, the duPont Corporation earned $50 million in profits


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