Marjorie Merriweather Post

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Birthday
15, 1887
Birthplace
Springfield, IL
Death Date
Sep 12, 1973 (86)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
15, 1887
Birthplace
Springfield, IL
Death Date
Sep 12, 1973 (86)

About

Daughter of cereal magnate C.W. Post who founded the General Foods company and became one of the richest women in the country.

Before Fame

She grew her father's company with the addition of a frozen food line brought in by her first husband.

Trivia

She amassed a sizable Russian art collection after the Communist government started selling them off.

Family Life

She married her first husband Edward Bennett Close in 1905.

Associated With

She was a distant relative of actress Glenn Close.