SEGMENT: IMPLIMENT MANUFACTURER

Neil Dahlstrom>ISM Interviews A-L>ISM Interviews A-L, Segment 8

SEGMENT: IMPLIMENT MANUFACTURER,

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IMPLIMENT MANUFACTURER
Charles Deere moved behind the political scenes. Tried to form a trust (consolidations) in the 1870s. Led to the modernization, 1907-1918. Daughters married well - Anna to an industrialist, Will Wyman, Catherine to William Butterworth, third CEO 1907 - 1923. Deere and International Harvester are the big two. Buys up a dozen companies in ten years to make tractors. Helped the WWI efforts. 1923 first John Deere Tractor. Story of John Deere is an American institution, a visionary.