Herbert Henry Dow

Chemical Industrialist Herbert Henry Dow Full Name: Herbert Henry Dow
Nationality:

American

Profession: Chemical Industrialist
Why Famous: The namesake of the internationally recognized Dow Chemical, he succeeded in selling his bromine to American and international markets in the 19th century.

Dow Chemical eventually became one of the largest chemical production companies in the world, and Dow himself held over 90 patents.

Born: February 26, 1866
Star Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Belleville, Ontario, Canada

Died: October 15, 1930 (aged 64)
Cause of Death: Cirrhosis of the liver

Historical Events in the Life of Herbert Henry Dow

  • 1897-05-18 Herbert Henry Dow founds Dow Chemical in Midland, Michigan

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