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Andrew Watson Armour
Birth: Jan. 27, 1829
Death: May 28, 1892

Businessman. One of 5 Armours who developed Armor and Company Meat Packing. In 1871 John Plankington and Phillip Armour opened a small slaughterhouse in Kansas City. The company already had two large packinghouses, one in Milwaukee and one in Chicago. John Plankington retired from Plankington and Armour in 1885 and Armour Brothers was organized. Phillip Danforth Armour, founder; Simeon B. Armour, eldest brother; A. Watson Armour, and his sons, Kirkland B. Armour and Charles W. Armour, made up the firm. The name was changed to Armour and Co. in 1910. The plant grew till it had approximately 90 acres of floor space, and employed about 5,000 people. (bio by: Bill Walker) 
Family links: 
  Danforth Armour (1799 - 1873)
  Juliana Ann Brooks Armour (1799 - 1879)
  Adaline H. Armour (1831 - 1904)*
  Kirkland B. Armour (1854 - 1901)*
  Charles W. Armour (1857 - 1927)*
  Simeon Brooks Armour (1828 - 1899)*
  Andrew Watson Armour (1829 - 1892)
  Philip Danforth Armour (1832 - 1901)*
  Mary Lucy Armour Burleson (1832 - 1861)*
  Marietta Armour Chapin (1834 - 1897)*
  Charles S. Armour (1835 - 1863)*
  Herman Ossian Armour (1837 - 1901)*
  Joseph Frances Armour (1842 - 1881)*
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Elmwood Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Armour family plot
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill Walker
Record added: Mar 31, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6304960
Andrew Watson Armour
Added by: Bill Walker
Andrew Watson Armour
Added by: Bill Walker
Andrew Watson Armour
Added by: Bill Walker
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- sjm
 Added: May. 28, 2015

- Cindy
 Added: May. 28, 2015
Armor and Company..A very gifted talent and very proud of the accomplishments.I look forward to welcoming back along with many that comes back to life (Acts 24.15) in paradise (Psalms 37.29)
- David Merritt
 Added: Jan. 27, 2015
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