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E. G. Higdon

Maytag Corporation

1962 - 1973

Fabricated Goods

1960 b. 1909
UndergraduateUniversity of Kansas
Born-Died1909 - 1988
BirthplaceMontana (MT)
Era - 1960

Higdon’s career with Maytag spanned 40 years. During his CEO tenure, he orchestrated Maytag’s initial line expansion efforts – moving beyond washers and dryers to other major household appliances. In the process, he achieved record level financial results placing Maytag among the top 50 performers in terms of return on assets for over a decade.