John Deere Biography
Character and personality John Deere
In appearance Mr. Deere was strongly built, large, and was blessed with unlimited ability to endure unlimitedly. He had a frank, open, and his hearty, bespeaking, genial, and noble social character. He had feelings that were visible from the surface and was sensitive to pathos both of joy and sorrow. He had sympathy and would quickly respond to calls of misfortune and trouble and rejoiced in prosperity. Though absorbed in business, had little interest in public or office trusts, he was always sympathetic about public interests, giving liberally to advance the public interests. He was a republic and an active member of the Congregational Church being a generous contributor to the local and foreign acts of…show more content… He managed to shod the oxen and hoist them above in the ox-frame, and still in the process fasten their hoofs. In addition he could make the ox ‘shoes and the nails. He could make the iron parts for the carriages, stagecoaches and wagons and could possibly make any parts that were iron wrought.
Assessment: others’ opinions
According to Ultimate John Deere By Ralph W. Sanders (), John Deere was as considered by many more of an adapter of technology an imaginative marketer rather than an innovator. He was a keen on seeing value in new ideas and adapted them to his products so that they could better serve his customers4. In addition his desire for quality transposed to become the family tradition transforming the on-man plough making shop to the largest farm equipments making company in the world.
The author believes that he had reasoned rule for life and said that it was a great consolation that he did not willfully wrong anyone nor put to the market an imperfectly made