Samuel Insull

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Samuel Insull
Samuel Insull, 1920
Samuel Insull in 1920.
Born November 11, 1859(1859-11-11)
London, England, United Kingdom
Died July 16, 1938(1938-07-16) (aged 78)
Paris, France
Occupation businessman
Relatives Martin Insull

Samuel Insull (November 11, 1859 – July 16, 1938) was a British-born American business magnate whose vast Midwest holding company empire collapsed in the 1930s. He was an innovator and investor based in Chicago. Insull was known for buying utilities and railroads using holding companies.[1][2][3]

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