Philanthropy: After making his fortune in the steel industry, Andrew Carnegie became a philanthropist. Between 1881 and 1917, he funded construction of more than 1,600 public libraries in the United States.
Andrew Carnegie personal relations:
Thomas Carnegie (deceased) - brother
Linda Thorell Hills - great-granddaughter
Nancy Carnegie Rockefeller (deceased) - grandniece
William Thomson - great-grandson
Andrew Carnegie past relationships:
Carnegie Corporation of New York - founder
Carnegie Hall - founder
Carnegie Institution for Science - founder
Carnegie Mellon University - endowed predecessor schools
Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh - founder
Carnegie Steel - founder
Carnegie UK Trust - founder
International Court of Justice - provided seed funding for
Additional Muckety map information sources:
Muckety draws information from thousands of sources. For a list of primary government and news sites, see our Sources page.
Muckety news stories featuring Andrew Carnegie
Andrew Carnegie, one of the wealthiest Americans in history, retired with a plan.
September 6, 2013