Samuel Agar Salvage, a founder of the American rayon industry, and president of the American Viscose Corporation.
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Born in London in 1876, Samuel Salvage sailed to America at seventeen years old to seek his business fortune. By May of 1925, Salvage was president of the American Viscose Company, the leading producer of rayon in the United States.

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