Hendrik Meijer

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Birthday
28, 1883
Birthplace
California
Death Date
May 31, 1964 (80)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
28, 1883
Birthplace
California
Death Date
May 31, 1964 (80)

About

Dutch immigrant who opened the first Meijer grocery store in 1934.

Before Fame

His first business endeavor was a barber shop.

Trivia

He was a Dutch businessman who founded a U.S. grocery chain based in Michigan.

Family Life

His children took over the family business and his grandsons became the co-chairmen.

Associated With

His family donated a section of the Berlin Wall to the Gerald R. Ford Museum in Grand Rapids, Michigan, in 1991.

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