1918 – Born on the 4th of March in Worthington, Minnesota.
1945 – Andreas joined the commodity firm, eventually becoming a vice president.
1852 – Andreas resigned from Cargill, and continued in the vegetable oil business, eventually as an executive of the Grain Terminal Association.
1971 – Andreas became Chief Executive Officer of ADM.
– He drew a While not well known to the public, Andreas commands much respect among Washington politicians for his largesse.
1968 – Andreas was charged with illegally contributing $100,000 to Hubert Humphrey’s presidential campaign.
1972 – Andreas unlawfully contributed $25,000 to President Nixon’s re-election campaign via Watergate burglar Bernard Barker.
1990 – He contributed $2.5 million to Florida public broadcasting network WXEL.
1992 – In election, Andreas gave more than $1.4 million in soft money and $345,000 to individual candidates, using multiple donors in his company and family members to circumvent contribution limits.
2004 – Andreas was one of several signatories to a May 20, open letter exhorting President George W. Bush to lift travel and humanitarian aid restrictions on Cuba.
– Andreas is on the Board of Trustees of The Forum for International Policy.