Milton S. Hershey Rank
About Milton S. Hershey
Milton S. Hershey was a renowned American businessman who founded The Hershey Chocolate Company, producers of the chocolate brand known as Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bar. His successful journey to fame began in 1883 after he launched his first business firm named Lancaster Caramel Company.
He’s also known for his charitable works with the notable one being the Hershey Industrial School. It was through his works that the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center was founded in 1963.
His parents, Veronica "Fanny" Snavely and Henry Hershey, helped in his rise to prominence. He married Catherine "Kitty" Elizabeth Sweeney in 1898.
He died in 1945 after battling pneumonia.
He was scheduled to board the famous Titanic ship, but had to cancel it to attend to some other business activities.
He supplied personnel of the U.S. army with chocolates during the Second World War.
Milton S. Hershey Rank
F.A.Q. about Milton S. Hershey
When is his birthday?
Milton S. Hershey's birthday is on September 13, 1857.
In how many days is his birthday?
Milton's birthday is in 323 days
How old was Milton when he died?
He was 88 years old.
When did he die?
He died in October 13, 1945.
How old would he be today?
Milton S. Hershey would be 164 years old if he was alive today.
Where was Milton from?
He was born in Derry Church, Pennsylvania, U.S..
Milton S. Hershey's Popularity
Milton S. Hershey was a famous American businessman, founded The Hershey Company, who was born on September 13, 1857. As a person born on this date, Milton S. Hershey is listed in our database as the 39th most popular celebrity for the day (September 13) and the 3rd most popular for the year (1857).
People born on September 13 fall under the Zodiac sign of Virgo, the Virgin. Milton S. Hershey is the 1242nd most popular Virgo.
Aside from information specific to Milton S. Hershey's birthday, Milton S. Hershey is the 8465th most famous American.
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