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Emil Henry Ingwersen | Inducted between 1920 and 1941

Part of a livestock commission legacy family, Ingwersen was the head cattle buyer for Swift & Co., president of the National Live Stock Exchange Commission as well as director of the International Live Stock Exposition.

1863 -1935 | Artist: Ernest Sigmund Klempner (1867-1941)



Impact & Accomplishments


A son of Henry C. Ingwersen, Emil Ingwersen was born in Clinton County, Iowa. He worked for Rosenbaum Brothers and Company, a Chicago livestock commission firm, and by the 1880s, was the head cattle buyer for Swift and Company. From 1894 to 1896, Ingwersen handled Swift’s business in England.


He was president of the Chicago Live Stock Exchange in 1907-1908 and of the National Live Stock Exchange in 1912.


Emil Ingwersen served as a director of the International Live Stock Exposition from 1906 to 1935, overseeing the carlot show.


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Emil Ingwersen served as a director of the International Live Stock Exposition from 1906 to 1935, overseeing the carlot show.

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