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September 13, 2011 – Comments (0) | RELATED TICKERS: AA

Aluminum foil magnate David Reynolds dies at 96

By Eric Dash / New York Times News Service

Published: September 01. 2011 4:00AM PST

David Reynolds, a metals manufacturing executive who helped bring aluminum foil and aluminum beverage cans into the American kitchen, died on Monday in Richmond, Va. He was 96.

His death was confirmed by his daughter Margaret Mackell.

Reynolds was the last member of his family to lead Reynolds Metals, which was founded in 1919 by his father, Richard S. Reynolds Sr., and grew to become the nation’s second-largest aluminum manufacturer behind Alcoa. Reynolds was sold to Alcoa in 2000, five years after Reynolds stepped down from its board.


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