Frederick Louis Maytag II

Frederick Louis Maytag II

Frederick Louis Maytag II (January 8, 1911 – November 4, 1962) was president, and later, the chairman of the Maytag Company. [cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Fred Maytag Dies. Head of Washing-Machine Company for 20 Years Led Company Since '40. Other Business Affiliations Support to Education |url= |quote=Newton, Iowa, November 4, 1962 (United Press International) Fred Maytag 2d, board chairman of the Maytag Company, died of cancer at his home today. He was 51 years old. |publisher=New York Times |date=November 5, 1962, Monday |accessdate=2007-07-21 ] In the early 1940s, he and Robert E. Maytag (1923- ), both sons of Elmer Henry Maytag, created a cheese plant and storage caves on Maytag Dairy Farms to take advantage of a process developed by Iowa State University researchers to make blue cheese out of cow's milk instead of traditional sheep's milk. [cite web |url= |title=Celebs and chefs make Maytag Blue a cheese to envy |accessdate=2007-02-14 |format= |quote=In the early 1940s, Frederick Louis Maytag II, E.H.'s son, heard about a new blue cheese process being developed by Iowa State. An agreement was worked out for Maytag to use the process. A cheese plant and storage caves were built. The first cheese was produced in 1941. ] He married and had as his son, Frederick Louis Maytag III. [cite book |last=Ingham |first=John |authorlink= |url= |title=Biographical Dictionary of American Business Leaders |year=1983 |publisher=Greenwood Press |location= | pages= |isbn=0313239088 ] [cite news |first= |last= |authorlink= |coauthors= |title=Died |url=,9171,829430,00.html |quote=Frederick Louis Maytag II, 51, president since 1940 of the $107 million-a-year Maytag Company, U.S. producer of laundry machines, the founder's forthright flying and skindiving grandson, who at 29 inherited a feudal Midwestern firm, modernized and expanded it tenfold by profit-sharing management and honest craftsmanship that shunned built-in obsolescence; of cancer; in Newton, Iowa. |publisher=Time (magazine) |date=Friday, November 16, 1962 |accessdate=2007-07-21 ]


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