Business: Entrepreneur, Financier, Banker, businessman
Many world famous businessmen have surprisingly either come from Wales or have important Welsh connections. Some have incredible stories, most have quietly got on with business making changes that effect millions but few know their names. Entrepreneurs with Welsh connections include Laura Ashley, Charles Rolls, J.P.Morgan, Sir Howard Stringer and many many more!
Morgan JonesWas the main power in the building of the railway system in Texas. Without him Fort Worth would be a minor town and Denver, Colorado would not be linked to the Gulf of Mexico.
James MonroeJames Monroe was the fifth president of the united states from 1817-1825. Monroe fought in the revolutionary war in many important battles, including Trenton, Monmouth, Brandywine, and Germantown. He was at valley forge with George Washington. He served as minister to France.
William WhistonTranslations into the welsh language
Edward JonesFounder of the Welsh Wesleyan Methodists (1800)
Steven BletsoeCo-founder of homefinder uk. An innovative company that allows the public to buy and sell property in a completely different way.
Sir William PreeceWilliam Henry Preece was an electrical engineer who was a major figure in the development and introduction of wireless telegraphy and the telephone in Great Britain.
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