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Will Keith Kellogg

Born: Apr 7, 1860

Death: Oct 6, 1951

Birthplace: Battle Creek

Profession: Businessperson

Nationality: United States

Will Keith Kellogg

Date of Birth : Apr 7, 1860
Date of Death : Oct 6, 1951
Birth Place : Battle Creek

Will Keith Kellogg, generally referred to as W.K. Kellogg, was an American industrialist in food manufacturing, best known as the founder of the Kellogg Company, which to this day produces a wide variety of popular breakfast cereals. He was a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and practiced vegetarianism as a dietary principle taught by his church. Later, he founded the Kellogg Arabian Ranch and made it into a renowned establishment for breeding of Arabian horses. Kellogg started the Kellogg Foundation in 1934 with $66 million in Kellogg company stock and investments, a donation that would be worth over a billion dollars in today's economy. Kellogg continued to be a major philanthropist throughout his life.

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  • Businessperson
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