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Edgar M. Queeny

Monsanto Chemical Company

1928 - 1960

Chemicals & Industrial

Military ServiceNavy
1920 b. 1897
Born-Died1897 - 1968
BirthplaceMissouri (MO)
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1920

Queeny assumed control of his father John's company with just $12 million in assets, but under his leadership, Monsanto Chemical expanded into a leading chemical manufacturer. While Queeny was chairman, the company grew to have assets of $857 million in 1958, with 30 production plants across the globe.