Meyer Guggenheim

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Noun1.Meyer Guggenheim - United States industrialist (born in Switzerland) who with his sons established vast mining and metal processing companies (1828-1905)
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Victor, aged 24, was valet to businessman Benjamin Guggenheim, the fifth son of wealthy mining mogul Meyer Guggenheim.
Among them was Meyer Guggenheim, who launched his family's dynasty around 1881, when he found silver at Leadville and built a smelting plant.
Born in 1865, Benjamin was one of the seven sons and business partners of Meyer Guggenheim.(10) He was a party to Meyer's crucial gamble, giving up the importation of Swiss lace and buying into the mining and smelting of ores.