- Category : 1928-births
- Type : MGE
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Small (8,19)
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Defiance 1
American businessman, the co-founder of Pilgrim's Pride, which at one time was the largest chicken producer in the United States. Pilgrim founded Pilgrim's Pride when he opened a feed store in 1946 in Pittsburg, Texas, with his older brother, Aubrey. He became the CEO of the company upon the death of his brother Aubrey in 1966.
Pilgrim was a noted philanthropist, giving money to many different charities and community organizations. He gave the maximum amount allowed by law to Jeb Bush's 2016 Presidential Campaign. He was a frequent contributor to conservative politicians.
Pilgrim died on 21 July 2017 in Pittsburg, Texas, aged 89.