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Charles Ranlett Flint
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Birth: Jan. 24, 1850
Thomaston
Knox County
Maine, USA
Death: Feb. 26, 1934
Washington City
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Charles Ranlett Flint (January 24, 1850 February 26, 1934) was an industrial capitalist who made money consolidating industries. In 1900 he was dubbed "the Father of the Trusts" by Chicago newspapers. In 1911 Charles founded the Computer Tabulating Recording Company, the forerunner of IBM. (International Business Machines.) The origins of shareholder capitalism can be traced back to him. He served on the board of directors of IBM until 1930 when he retired. He died on February 26, 1934.

Published: Time, Milestones, February 26, 1934
 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Chapman Flint (1813 - 1891)
 
 Spouse:
  Kate Simmons Flint (____ - 1926)*
 
 Sibling:
  Charles Ranlett Flint (1850 - 1934)
  Wallace Benjamin Flint (1863 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Cemetery
Brooklyn Park
Anne Arundel County
Maryland, USA
 
Created by: sandpipertoo
Record added: Mar 09, 2011
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Charles Ranlett Flint
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- BKGenie
 Added: May. 28, 2015
Wow! What a story and what trust this man put in people
- Debbie of Winnipeg
 Added: Feb. 19, 2012
 
 
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