Socialite, big game hunter, prisoner of war -- not three descriptions often befitting the same person, but Gertrude Sanford Legendre was all the above. The daughter of business magnate and politician John Sanford, Gertrude was a high-society American heiress with a penchant for exotic hunting. The 1920s debutante forwent finishing classes to join the OSS, where she was transferred to Paris. Legendre became the first female American prisoner of war when she was captured in northeast Paris and…

Socialite, big game hunter, prisoner of war -- not three descriptions often befitting the same person, but Gertrude Sanford Legendre was all the above. The daughter of business magnate and politician John Sanford, Gertrude was a high-society American heiress with a penchant for exotic hunting. The 1920s debutante forwent finishing classes to join the OSS, where she was transferred to Paris. Legendre became the first female American prisoner of war when she was captured in northeast Paris and…

10 Books That Inspire Business Magnate Elon Musk

10 Books That Inspire Business Magnate Elon Musk

Walt Disney (1901–1966) was an American business magnate, cartoonist, animator, film director, writer, producer, philanthropist, and voice actor. His life’s work continues to positively impact generations of young people worldwide. Disney once said:  “If you can dream it, you can do it.” His original description of the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow (EPCOT) is truly visionary and can be seen here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GOYu05GknY

Walt Disney (1901–1966) was an American business magnate, cartoonist, animator, film director, writer, producer, philanthropist, and voice actor. His life’s work continues to positively impact generations of young people worldwide. Disney once said: “If you can dream it, you can do it.” His original description of the Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow (EPCOT) is truly visionary and can be seen here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GOYu05GknY

Elliott Fitch Shepard[nb 1] (July 25, 1833 – March 24, 1893) was a New York lawyer, banker, and owner of the Mail and Express newspaper, as well as a founder and president of the New York State Bar Association. Shepard was married to Margaret Louisa Vanderbilt, who was the granddaughter of philanthropist, business magnate, and family patriarch Cornelius Vanderbilt.

Elliott Fitch Shepard[nb 1] (July 25, 1833 – March 24, 1893) was a New York lawyer, banker, and owner of the Mail and Express newspaper, as well as a founder and president of the New York State Bar Association. Shepard was married to Margaret Louisa Vanderbilt, who was the granddaughter of philanthropist, business magnate, and family patriarch Cornelius Vanderbilt.

Elon Reeve Musk is a South African-born Canadian-American business magnate, investor, engineer, and inventor.    He is the founder, CEO, and CTO of SpaceX; co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla Motors; co-founder and chairman of SolarCity; co-chairman of OpenAI; co-founder of Zip2; and founder of X.com which merged with PayPal of Confinity.

Elon Reeve Musk is a South African-born Canadian-American business magnate, investor, engineer, and inventor. He is the founder, CEO, and CTO of SpaceX; co-founder, CEO, and product architect of Tesla Motors; co-founder and chairman of SolarCity; co-chairman of OpenAI; co-founder of Zip2; and founder of X.com which merged with PayPal of Confinity.

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10 Books That Inspire Business Magnate Elon Musk

10 Books That Inspire Business Magnate Elon Musk

Bill Gates - William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American programmer, inventor, business magnate and philanthropist.

Bill Gates - William Henry "Bill" Gates III (born October 28, 1955) is an American programmer, inventor, business magnate and philanthropist.

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Richard Branson Interview - How He Built The Virgin Brand | Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He founded the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies. Branson expressed his desire to become an entrepreneur at a young age. (21/12/16) || Managing Brands over Time

Richard Branson Interview - How He Built The Virgin Brand | Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson is an English business magnate, investor and philanthropist. He founded the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies. Branson expressed his desire to become an entrepreneur at a young age. (21/12/16) || Managing Brands over Time

Junius G. Groves, a self-educated farmer, landowner, and entrepreneur, became one of the most prosperous African American men in the early twentieth century. He surpassed financial parity with most whites in contemporary Kansas, and in the process, combated racism and provided economic opportunities...Junius G. Groves: Gilded Age Business Magnate [VIDEO]

Junius G. Groves, a self-educated farmer, landowner, and entrepreneur, became one of the most prosperous African American men in the early twentieth century. He surpassed financial parity with most whites in contemporary Kansas, and in the process, combated racism and provided economic opportunities...Junius G. Groves: Gilded Age Business Magnate [VIDEO]

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