Samuel Cozzens | Inducted by 1920
Long time horse industry veteran and director of the Globe Rendering Company, Livestock Exchange Bank, and Stock Yards Savings Bank.
1848-19?? | Artist: Robert Wadsworth Grafton (1876-1936)
Impact & Accomplishments
Born in Providence, Rhode Island, Samuel Cozzens moved to Chicago at age eighteen and was assigned to work the Dexter Park horse market at Union Stock Yards. In time, he was promoted to superintendent of the horse department and placed in charge of the horse stables at the stockyards. In 1898, Cozzens launched a coach and saddle horse business.
He served as director of the Globe Rendering Company, Livestock Exchange Bank, and Stock Yards Savings Bank.