THE ORIGINAL DOW DOZEN


COMPANY
WHAT BECAME OF IT
American Cotton Oil Distant ancestor of CPC International
American Sugar Evolved into Amstar Holdings
American Tobacco Broken up in 1911 antitrust action
Chicago Gas Absorbed by Peoples Gas, 1897
Distilling and Cattle Feeding Whiskey trust evolved into Quantum Chemical
General Electric Going strong and still in the DJIA
Laclede Gas Active, removed from DJIA in 1899
National Lead Today's NL Industries
Tennessee Coal & Iron Absorbed by U.S. Steel in 1907
North American Utility combine broken up in 1940's
U.S. Leather (preferred) Dissolved in 1952
U.S. Rubber Became Uniroyal, now part of Michelin

 

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