Anecdotes: Entrepreneurs & Impresarios

Interesting, amusing, or biographical incidents about entrepreneurs and impresarios.
Sir Rudolf Bing

In Sir Rudolf Bing’s 5000 Nights at...

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George Cadbury

When King George V and Queen Mary visited the...

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George Horace Gallup

The Gallup poll conducted before the...

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J. Paul Getty

A newspaper reporter once asked Getty if it...

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William Randolph Hearst

Hearst offered columnist Arthur Brisbane a six...

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Ross Perot

Looking around for a suitable way of serving...

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Cornelius Vanderbilt

One of Vanderbilt’s sons-in-law, needing $50,...

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Joseph Wanamaker

The late John Wanamaker was the king of retail...

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