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1957 Horatio Alger Award Winner

Harry Sugar*

Alsco, Inc.

"I never would have made it without help from others. That's something I will never forget, and I will do my best to return the favor."

Harry Sugar borrowed $300 in 1945 to start his career. He became the worlds' largest manufacturer of all-aluminum windows and doors. He built an international multimillion-dollar business with plants in the United States, Canada, and Italy. In 1955, he received the Star of Solidarity Award from the Italian government for creating industry and jobs in southern Italy.

* Deceased