J.R. Simplot's Legacy

May 26, 2008 12:00 AM

J.R. Simplot 1909-2008: 'He did more to build Idaho than any other one person'

J.R. Simplot never attended high school, but his business smarts made him an Idaho legend and billionaire several times over. Idaho’s richest citizen, died Sunday at his home. He was 99.



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