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.
- 1897-05-18 Herbert Henry Dow founds Dow Chemical in Midland, Michigan
- Herbert Henry Dow - Lemelson-MIT Program