Category Archives: Business Leader

CYRUS McCORMICK

Born FEBRUARY 15, 1809 His parents gave the Virginia-born inventor the first name of a Biblical king. Like the king, Cyrus Hall McCormick became a man God could use. God helped Cyrus solve one of agriculture’s greatest needs in the early 1800s. When he became … Continue reading

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HENRY HEINZ

Born OCTOBER 11, 1844 Henry Heinz once stated, “To do a thing uncommonly well brings success.” His Christian faith drove him to do things uncommonly well. He honored God with his success while providing (at one time 57) food products the nation bought. FAMILY GARDEN His … Continue reading

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JOHN WANAMAKER

Born JULY 11, 1838 Christianity, which John Wanamaker embraced at age twelve, influenced all parts of his life. He became an innovative business leader who served God and his fellow humans well. BUSINESS VENTURES The Philadelphia native entered the merchandising business as an errand … Continue reading

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WILLIAM COLGATE

Born January 25, 1783 By William Colgate’s 37th birthday in 1820, it seemed that God blessed everything the businessman touched. But that same year, some dubbed William’s latest venture “Colgate’s Folly.” That’s the year he moved his soap manufacturing operations from New York to New Jersey. He built … Continue reading

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MILLARD FULLER

                                                        Born JANUARY 3, 1935 Jesus told a wealthy, young man of His day that to gain eternal life he should sell his possessions and divide the money among the poor (Matthew 19:21). That young man refused to give up … Continue reading

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