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Daly, Marcus

Born: 1841 AD
Died: 1900 AD
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US (Irish-born) copper businessman

 

1841 – Born on the 5th of December in Derrylea, Ireland. He was known as one of the three "Copper Kings" of Butte, Montana, USA.

 

1856 – Emigrated from Ireland to the United States at the age of fifteen.

 

1880 – Daly founded his fortune on the Anaconda Copper Mine in Butte, Montana.

 

1885 – Became a millionaire and owner of the Anaconda Copper Mining (ACM) Company.

 

1894 – Daly unsuccessful campaign to have Anaconda designated as Montana’s state capital.

 

1891 – Invested some of his money in horse breeding and became the owner of Tammany, one of the world’s fastest racehorses.

 

1900 – He died on 12th of November in New York City, USA.