Levi Strauss: Company Founders (History Maker Bios)

Levi Strauss: Company Founders (History Maker Bios)

by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson
     
 

True or False? Levi Strauss struck it rich in the California gold rush.

False! He went to California, but he didn't search for gold. He made his fortune selling pants to the gold miners.

  • He was born in Buttenheim, Bavaria.
  • He ran a wholesale business with his brothers-in-law.
  • He donated money to orphanages and charities.

Overview

True or False? Levi Strauss struck it rich in the California gold rush.

False! He went to California, but he didn't search for gold. He made his fortune selling pants to the gold miners.

  • He was born in Buttenheim, Bavaria.
  • He ran a wholesale business with his brothers-in-law.
  • He donated money to orphanages and charities.

Read these other History Maker Bios about Company Founders: John Deere, Henry Ford, W.K. Kellogg, Juliette Low, Madam C.J. Walker.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780760781944
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
12/25/2006
Series:
History Maker Bios Series
Pages:
48
Sales rank:
327,298
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

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