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Monfort of Colorado, Inc.

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Product Details

Beautifully engraved antique stock certificate from Monfort of Colorado, Inc. dating back to the 1980's. This document, which carries the printed signatures of the company President and Secretary, was printed by the Security-Columbian / United States Bank Note Company and measures approximately 12" (w) by 8" (h).

 

This certificate's vignette features a female figure in front of a herd of livestock.

You will receive the exact certificate pictured.

    Historical Context

    Kenneth Monfort turned his feedlot and meatpacking business, Monfort of Colorado, into a Fortune 500 company. It sent about 500,000 head of cattle to market each year, and its meatpacking plants processed a million head of cattle more each year.

    In 1988, Monfort merged with ConAgra Foods, and Monfort stepped down as President.

    Monfort, who served in the Colorado General Assembly, ran for the United States Senate in 1968 but lost in the primary.