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Simeon Brooks Armour
Birth: Feb. 1, 1828
Madison County
New York, USA
Death: Mar. 29, 1899
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

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 & 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) 
Family links: 
  Danforth Armour (1799 - 1873)
  Juliana Ann Brooks Armour (1799 - 1879)
  Margaret E. Klock Armour (1835 - 1915)*
  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 Eugene 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 13, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6256975
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