Harry Stine (businessman)

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Harry Stine
Harry H. Stine

1941/1942 (age 77–78)[1]
ResidenceAdel, Iowa, US
Alma materMcPherson College in McPherson, Kansas
OccupationFarmer and seedsman
Known forFounder and owner of Stine Seed
Owner of International Oilseed Distributors, Inc.
Net worth$3.2 billion (July 2018)[1]
Parent(s)Bill Stine and Roselba Stine

Harry H. Stine (born 1941/1942) is an American billionaire businessman, the founder and owner of Stine Seed.

He is the son of Bill and Roselba Stine. In 1871, his great-grandparents, William and Sarah Stine arrived in Adel, Iowa from Pennsylvania, and establish a 160-acre farm there. In 1894, his grandfather Ira Cloyd Stine married Lydia Sheaffer and they had had four children, all sons. Everyone worked for I.C Stine and Sons until after World War II. In 1934, Bill and Roselba Stine moved to the farm that would become Stine Seed Farm, which was founded in the 1950s.[2][3]

In July 2018, his net worth was estimated at $3.2 billion.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Forbes profile: Harry Stine". Forbes. Retrieved 5 July 2015.
  2. ^ "History". stineseed. Retrieved 27 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Stine - 30 Years of Performance Seed - The Early Years". Nxtbook.com. Retrieved 2016-01-03.