Gustavus Franklin Swift


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Noun1.Gustavus Franklin Swift - United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903)
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Located in a revamped cold storage facility in Chicago's historic meatpacking district, Swift & Sons is named after one of the titans of the industry, Gustavus Franklin Swift.
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Pioneer development of the refrigerated car is credited to Gustavus Franklin Swift, who in the 1870s began to ship dressed beef from Chicago to the East, the first time this was done successfully.