It has been said the most interesting study is mankind. It is certain that in the human story there is nothing more dramatic than the life records of men who have achieved success. In this book, the reader will find the life struggles of people successful in the world of commerce. In some cases the stories are chapters of autobiography. In others, the facts have been secured first hand or from reliable sources. Of the value of such histories, there can be no questions, and they are of interest even as studies of human development. Copiously illustrated.