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  • Memories from the Past: The Developer of the World’s Largest Citrus Empire 1876 – William John Howey – 1938 William John Howey was born on a farm in Odin, Illinois on January 18, 1876 and by 1900 at 16 years old, began selling insurance. Howey started his first citrus development in Winter Haven, Florida in