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Thomas A. Scott

Thomas A. Scott Biography

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ABOUT
Businessman who became the fourth president of the Pennsylvania Railroad, which was the largest corporation in the world at that time.
BEFORE FAME
In the early 1850s, he worked as a station agent for the Pennsylvania Railroad. By the end of that decade, he had become the railroad's general superintendent.

FAMILY LIFE
He grew up in Fort Loudoun, Pennsylvania.
ASSOCIATED WITH
He mentored the young Andrew Carnegie.
TRIVIA
Before becoming president of the Pennsylvania Railroad, he held the same position with the Union Pacific Railroad.

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