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1819, Nov 301892, Jul 12
an American businessman and financier who, along with other entrepreneurs, created the Atlantic Telegraph Company and laid the first telegraph cable across the Atlantic Ocean in 1858. Although Field had many available career options, he chose business. At first, he worked for his brothers, David Dudley Field, Jr., and Matthew Dickinson Field.
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08/05/1858-Cyrus W. Field completes first transatlantic telegraph cable
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