Herbert Henry Dow

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Birthday
26, 1866
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Oct 15, 1930 (64)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
26, 1866
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Oct 15, 1930 (64)

About

Founder of the Dow Chemical Company. He made a fortune with a novel method to extract bromine.

Before Fame

He found a way to greatly improve the process of distilling bromine.

Trivia

He found a market for his large magnesium stores in the creation of lightweight car and airplane parts.

Family Life

He was born in Belleville, Ontario, Canada.

Associated With

He studied at the Case School of Applied Science, later Case Western Reserve University, in Cleveland, the same school President James A. Garfield attended.