Sam Zemurray

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Birthday
18, 1877
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Nov 30, 1961 (84)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
18, 1877
Birthplace
Russia
Death Date
Nov 30, 1961 (84)

About

After immigrating to America as a teenager, he became a businessman who made his fortune in the banana trade.

Before Fame

He never attended any formal educational institution.

Trivia

His nickname was Sam the Banana Man.

Family Life

He grew up in a poor Jewish family in current-day Moldova and in Selma, Alabama.

Associated With

He was a supporter of Franklin D. Roosevelt and helped him draft the Agricultural Adjustment Administration industry codes.