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Kirkland B. Armour
Birth: Apr. 10, 1854
Death: Sep. 27, 1901

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. Born in Stockbridge, New York, Kirkland B. Armour and his brother, Charles, came to Kansas City from Chicago to work in the meat packing plant. John Plankington retired from Plankington & 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 & 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) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Annie Paynter Hearne Littlefield (1858 - 1921)*
 
 Children:
  Kirkland Brooks Armour (1890 - 1891)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 21, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 21845
Kirkland B. Armour
Added by: Bill Walker
 
Kirkland B. Armour
Added by: Bill Walker
 
Kirkland B. Armour
Added by: Bill Walker
 
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