American businessmanDied when: 84 years 316 days (1018 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
Samuel Zemurray (born Schmuel Zmurri;January 18, 1877 – November 30, 1961), nicknamed "Sam the Banana Man", was an American businessman who made his fortune in the banana trade.
He founded the Cuyamel Fruit Company and later became president of the United Fruit Company, the world's most influential fruit company at the time.
Both companies played highly controversial roles in the history of several Latin American countries and had a significant influence on their economic and political development.