The National Iron & Steel Heritage Museum
Henry Clay Frick

Born-Died: 1849 - 1919

Location: Allegheny County, PA

Site/Company: H.C. Frick Coke Co., Carnegie Steel Co., United States Steel Corp.

Historical Significance:

Henry Clay Frick’s involvement in the steel industry began in 1871 when he invested in coking fields and built coke ovens.  He formed H.C. Frick Coke Company, which produced a majority of the coke used by Pittsburgh’s iron and steel industries.  Frick entered into partnership with Andrew Carnegie in 1882 and in 1901, Frick became one of the directors of United States Steel Corporation.  He was also the largest individual railway stockholder in the world.

Photograph - Date Unknown, Library of Congress

Iron and Steel Hall of Fame Induction - 2018 

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