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Marjorie M. Post

Postum Cereal Company, Limited

1914 - 1922

Food & Tobacco

1910 b. 1887
female
Personal
Born-Died1887 - 1973
BirthplaceIllinois (IL)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1910

Under Marjorie’s leadership, Postum Cereal was expanded through acquisitions, which enabled her to take the company public. The company was eventually reorganized to form the General Foods Corporation, which remains one of the largest food conglomerates in the United States. Post was one of the first to recognize the commercial potential of frozen foods and helped expand this business through the acquisition of Birdseye.