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Garner A. Beckett

American Cement Corporation

1936 - 1957

Construction & Real Estate

Military ServiceArmy
1930 b. 1891
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateUniversity of Pennsylvania
Personal
Born-Died1891 - 1974
BirthplaceCalifornia (CA)
RaceWhite
FatherOwner, Small Business
Era - 1930

Through a series of four mergers, Beckett transformed his small Riverside Cement Company into the American Cement Corporation, one of the largest providers in the United States. During his tenure, the company’s revenues increased dramatically – from a few million in sales to over $55 million.