Milton Hershey

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Birth of Milton S. Hershey

September 13, 1857

Born In Pennsylvania

Founded Lancaster Caramel Company

1883 - 1886

Eventually sold this company for $1 million in 1900

First interest in Chocolate making

1893

Foundation of Hershey Chocolate Company

1894

Hershey Factory Built in Pennsylvania

1903 - 1905

Opened Hershey Industrial School

1909

A school opened for orphan boys.

Death of Milton S. Hershey

October 13, 1945