Speer, Robert E. John J. Eagan: A Memoir Of An Adventure For The Kingdom Of God On Earth
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(034832) Speer, Robert E.
John J. Eagan: A Memoir Of An Adventure For The Kingdom Of God On Earth.
Birmingham, AL: Am. Cast Iron Pipe Co., 1993. Reprint. Paperback. 8vo. 227 pages. Fine with no DJ. This is a scarce reprint of a book originally published in 1939. John Joseph Eagan (1870-1924) was an American industrialist and co-founder of the American Cast Iron Pipe Company ( ACIPCO) . Eagan was the son and only child of John Joseph and Mary V. Russell Eagan of Georgia. His father died of tuberculosis on July 19, 1870. His uncle William Russell, who owned the W. A. Russell Tobacco Company in Atlanta, moved Mary and John to Atlanta. John was studious and excelled in school, studied the Bible and was active,along with his mother, in Christian ministry at Central Presbyterian Church in Atlanta. The Eagans also lived for periods of time with Mary's sister in Cartersville and on the farm of a family friend
(Eagan, John J., Businessmen)
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