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Elmer H. Maytag

Maytag Corporation

1926 - 1940

Fabricated Goods

1920 b. 1883
male
Personal
Born-Died1883 - 1940
BirthplaceIowa (IA)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1920

Elmer introduced the washing machine concept to his father in the early 1900s essentially expanding the family business. Maytag presided over both the initial heyday period of Maytag and the subsequent Depression era. Under his leadership, Maytag prospered, continuing to generate steady profits through the Depression.