Definition of Gustavus franklin swift
1. Noun. United States meat-packer who began the use of refrigerated railroad cars (1839-1903).
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1. From West to East by Hubert Edward Henry Jerningham (1907)
"The pamphlet records how, less than fifty years ago, Mr. gustavus franklin swift bought a heifer for twenty dollars and made a profit of ten dollars on that ..."
2. The Man of Tomorrow: A Discussion of Vocational Success with the Boy of Today by Claude Richards (1917)
"... About fifty years ago gustavus franklin swift, a farmer's boy of eighteen, was given $20 by his father with which to buy ..."