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Andrew W. Preston

United Fruit Company

1882 - 1924

Food & Tobacco

pre-1900 b. 1846
Born-Died1846 - 1924
BirthplaceMassachusetts (MA)
FatherFarmer / Rancher
Era - pre-1900

Under Prestonís leadership, United Fruit grew from a small banana seller into a large tropical fruit enterprise, with extensive distribution networks and landholdings, as well as operations in the U.S., Europe, the Caribbean and Latin America.