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John Hugh MacMillan
American businessman

John Hugh MacMillan

John Hugh MacMillan
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Intro American businessman
Was Businessperson
From United States of America
Field Business
Gender male
Birth 28 February 1928, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
Death 23 April 2008 (aged 80 years)
Star sign Pisces
Father: John H. MacMillan
Siblings: Whitney Duncan MacMillanMarion MacMillan Pictet
Blake School
Berkshire School
University of Minnesota
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John Hugh MacMillan III (February 28, 1928 - April 23, 2008) was an American billionaire businessman.

Early life

He was born on February 28, 1928 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of John H. MacMillan, Jr. and Marion Dickson, and grew up in Wayzata, Minnesota.

He was educated at the Blake School, Berkshire School in Sheffield, Massachusetts, West High School, and the University of Minnesota.


In 1955, MacMillan started working for Cargill as a grain merchant and held positions in Great Falls, Montana, Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Minneapolis.

In 2007, Forbes estimated his net worth at $1.7 billion.

Personal life

His first wife was Susan Velie (1931-2003), with whom he had three children, John Hugh MacMillan IV, David Deere MacMillan, and Kate MacMillan Reed. She later married Henry W. Norton, and became Susan Velie Norton. He was married to Patricia A. MacMillan. He was survived by his nine children, John H. MacMillan IV (Louise), David MacMillan (Karen), Kate Reed (Harold), Anne Pedrero (Robert), Donald MacMillan (Cynthia), Sandra Kirkpatrick (Todd), Daniel MacMillan, Christopher MacMillan and Andrew MacMillan.

He died on April 23, 2008 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and is buried at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis.

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