J. Ogden Armour
Armour and Company
1901–1923
Armour and Company
1901–1923
Upon the death of his father in 1901, Armour took over the direction of Armour and Company. Under his management, sales increased from $200 million in 1900 to $1 billion in 1920. When Armour retired in 1923, the company employed over 40,000 persons and was a leader in the meat-packing business.

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