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Samuel Insull

American businessman

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]

Samuel Insull
Samuel Insull, 1920
Samuel Insull in 1920.
Born(1859-11-11)November 11, 1859
London, England, United Kingdom
DiedJuly 16, 1938(1938-07-16) (aged 78)
Paris, France
Occupationbusinessman
RelativesMartin Insull

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