Des Moines (Ankeny, Iowa)

Des Moines (Ankeny, Iowa)

Dennis Albaugh
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How'd he get so rich?
In 1979, the former Iowa farm boy mortgaged his home to start his own pesticide company. Today Albaugh is a multibillion-dollar company with operations as far afield as Brazil and Argentina. Albaugh owns 100% of the company and has a fortune estimated at $1.5 billion.

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