Cargill MacMillan, Jr. was bornon 29 March 1927 in United States. Cargill heir Cargill MacMillan is one of seven relatives on the Forbes 400 who hold a combined 88 percent of Cargill, the largest private company in the U.S. Cargill makes money in all areas of food production from animal feed, meat, and crops to commodity trading and risk management. The company divested itself of its stake in fertilizer maker Mosaic in 2011. William Cargill, the son of a Scottish sea captain, founded the Iowa grain storage business after the Civil War. Will's son-in-law John MacMillan took control 1909, and no family member has run the company since Whitney stepped down as chief executive in 1995.
He died at his home there on November 14, 2011 from complications of Parkinson's disease, with an estimated net worth of at $2
MacMillan worked at Cargill for 38 years, and retired in 1988
MacMillan served in the US Air Force and then graduated from Yale University in 1950
He was born in Hennepin County, Minnesota on March 29, 1927, the eldest son of Cargill MacMillan Sr