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George A. Hormel

George A. Hormel

Name George A. Hormel
Profession Entrepreneur
Date of Birth 1860-12-04
Place of Birth New York
Age 85 yrs
Death Date 1946-06-05
Birth Sign Sagittarius

About George A. Hormel

Founder of the Hormel Foods Corporation, makers of canned meats and the ever-popular SPAM.

Early Life of George A. Hormel

He worked a variety of odd jobs throughout the Midwest.


His company started out in the meatpacking business.

Family Life

He had a son Jay with his wife Lillian.

Associated With

He followed Henry Ford s example and insisted on paying his employees well and giving them good benefits.