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Oscar Gottfried Mayer

Oscar Mayer and Company

1928 - 1955

Food & Tobacco

Military ServiceNational Guard
1920 b. 1888
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateHarvard University
Personal
Born-Died1888 - 1965
BirthplaceIllinois (IL)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1920

During his presidency, Mayer sought ways to improve operating efficiency through techniques of industrial engineering. He introduced cardboard cartons for sausages and vacuum-sealed, twin packs for hot dogs, which were then advances in packaging. He also improved the methods used for shipping and handling processed meat.