Businessman and philanthropist who founded the Hershey Chocolate Company in 1905.
As a young boy, he helped out on the family farm and when he was in his 20s, he would accompany his father on business trips.
He supplied chocolates for the U.S. troops during WWII. Rather than Hershey's Bars, they were called Radion D Bars.
He married Catherine Sweeney in 1898.
James Cameron made a movie, Titanic, about the luxury liner that Milton Hershey almost traveled on.