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Milton S. Hershey

Chocolate Tycoon Milton S. Hershey

Profession: Chocolate Tycoon

United States of America

Biography: Founder of The Hershey Chocolate Company.

Born: September 13, 1857
Birthplace: Derry Township, Pennsylvania, USA
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: October 13, 1945 (aged 88)

Married Life

  • 1898-05-25 Chocolatier Milton S. Hershey (40) weds Catherine Sweeney at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York City

Historical Events

  • 1906-05-30 Hersheypark, founded by Milton S. Hershey for the exclusive use of his employees, is opened

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