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American entrepreneur who invented the steel plow and founded Deere & Company.
He began working as a blacksmith’s apprentice at age 17.
His company John Deere was worth more than $40 billion in 2010.
He had nine children – Francis Albert, Jeanette, Ellen Sarah, Frances Alma, Charles, Emma Charlotte, Hiram Alvin, Alice Marie and Mary Frances – from two separate marriages.
He and Henry Ford were both Gilded Age entrepreneurs.
How did John Deere die?
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|Age of death||82 years|
|Death date||May 17, 1886|
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