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May 31, 2022

"Mr Flint" Charles Stewart Mott an American Capitalist Pt II

"Mr Flint" Charles Stewart Mott an American Capitalist  Pt II

A podcast interview with author Edward Renahan about "The life of Charles Stewart Mott." "Mr. Flint" was a VP of General Motors and a philanthropist.

Charles Stewart Mott. Mott was an early investor in General Motors Corporation, a company vice-president, and a long-time Board of Directors Member.  He also became one of the world's most prolific philanthropists by founding and overseeing the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.


Charles Stewart Mott. Mott was an early investor in General Motors Corporation, a company vice-president, and a long-time Board of Directors Member. He also became one of the world's most prolific philanthropists by founding and overseeing the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation.

This is Part Two of an interview with C.S. Mott biographer Ed Renehan who shares remarkable stories from The life of "Mr. Flint" Charles Stewart Mott. Renehan's book "The Life of Charles Stewart Mott" is a comprehensive look at the life of one of the world's most successful American capitalists. The interview covers Mr. Mott's career, family life, travels, hobbies, devotion to the Flint community, and philanthropy.

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Ed Renehan's critically-acclaimed books published under his name include:

  • Deliberate Evil: Nathaniel Hawthorne, Daniel Webster,
  • The 1830 Murder of a Salem Slave Trader (Chicago Review Press, 2022)
  • Dark Genius of Wall Street: The Misunderstood Life of Jay Gould, King of the Robber Barons (Basic Books, 2006)
  • The Kennedys at War (Doubleday, 2001)
  • The Lion's Pride (Oxford University Press, 1998).
  • The Life of Charles Stewart Mott (University of Michigan Press, 2019)
  • John Burroughs: An American Naturalist (Black Dome Press, 1992)
  • The Secret Six (Crown, 1994).
  • Ed Rehehan has appeared on PBS's The American Experience, NPR, and C-Span's BookTV and has written for publications ranging from The Wall Street Journal to The San Francisco Chronicle.

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Books About Charles Stewart Mott:

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Learn more about C.S. Mott by visiting the following:

 

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