SS Kresge

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Birthday
31, 1867
Birthplace
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Death Date
Oct 18, 1966 (99)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
31, 1867
Birthplace
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Death Date
Oct 18, 1966 (99)

About

Turned two five-and-dime stores into the K-Mart corporation, which was worth hundreds of millions.

Before Fame

He worked as a traveling salesman and hardware store clerk.

Trivia

His net worth would have been around $5 billion in 2012 dollars.

Family Life

He had five children with his first wife, later divorcing her and remarrying.

Associated With

He and Susan B. Anthony were both staunch supporters of the temperance movement.