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Richard S. Reynolds, Jr.

Reynolds Corporation

1948 - 1976

Metals

1940 b. 1908
male
EducationOneDegree
UndergraduateUniversity of Pennsylvania
Personal
Born-Died1908 - 1980
BirthplaceNorth Carolina (NC)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1940

After a successful, but brief career in investment banking, Richard Jr. joined his father's company in 1938. Under his leadership, Reynolds Corporation expanded tremendously, buying more government plants and establishing facilities across the globe in such countries as Jamaica, the Philippines and Venezuela. In 1948, assets were $114 million and reached a level of over $1 billion by 1963.