JAY CATHERWOOD HORMEL Biography - Bussiness people and enterpreneurs


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Name: Jay Catherwood Hormel                                                               
Born: 11 September 1892                                                                   
Died: 30 August 1954                                                                       
Jay Catherwood Hormel (September 11, 1892 - August 30, 1954) was the son of George         
A. Hormel, founder of Hormel Foods, and was head of the company from 1929 to               
Hormel was born in Austin, Minnesota, USA, in 1892.                                       
In 1914, Hormel left college to work for the Hormel company. He continued to               
work there with only a brief interruption to serve in the military during World           
War I. In 1929 he was named president of the company.                                     
Hormel married Germaine Dubois in 1922. They had three sons: George Albert "Geordie"       
Hormel, Thomas Dubois Hormel, and James Catherwood Hormel.                                 
Hormel died in 1954. H.H. Corey was named chairman of the board of Hormel a few           
months later.