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Dale Carnegie (orig. Dale Carnegey)

Born: 1888 AD
Died: 1955 AD, at 66 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Authors


1888 - Born in Maryville, Missouri on the 24th of November.


1908 - He was elected class president his sophomore year, then left the university after receiving a regent's certificate to teach in Missouri.


1912 - He was unsuccessful as a salesman, and moved to New York City where he gave classes in public speaking at the Young Men's Christian Association.


1930 - He became known for a radio programme and his books, notably How to Win Friends and Influence People which enjoyed immediate success and would remain one of the best-sellers of all time


       - He was married to Dorothy Price Vanderpool Carnegie, and had one daughter, Donna Dale Carnegie


1931 - His first marriage ended in divorce. On the 5th of November, in Tulsa, Oklahoma,


1938 - Dale Carnegie returned to Warrensburg for "Dale Carnegie Day" on the 28th of June.


1955 - He died of Hodgkin's disease on the 1st of November and is buried in Belton.


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