The Wrong Side of the Civil War—That Would Be the Evil Side
Another branch of my family are the Norrises. They also came to Baltimore from Ireland. Wilbur Norris got rich by ripping off poor people. He bought their farmland cheap, then sold it to the B&O Railroad for a fortune. Soon he was on the board of directors of the railroad, raking it in.
It's pretty hard to get rich without ripping off somebody. That's the point I'm trying to get across here. (more…)