Biography of Frank Armstrong, Sr.

Frank Armstrong, Sr., born October 26, 1871, in Central Station, West Virginia, has been with the National Fruit Product Company, Inc. since 1913 and currently serves as its chairman. A graduate of Parkersburg High School, he initially worked in the wholesale grocery business before founding Armstrong-Crislip-Day and Company in Clarksburg. He later established Board, Armstrong and Company, which evolved into the National Fruit Product Company. Armstrong also engaged in fruit production and real estate in Florida. He owns a farm in Madison County, Virginia, where he breeds Aberdeen Angus cattle. Married to Nellie Steel in 1897, they have two children, Frank Jr. and Eleanor Virginia.

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