By Christian Samuel
Milton was born September 13,1857 in Derry Township, Pennsylvania. His parents were Veronica and Henry Hershey. He had a sister named Sernia who died at age 4. Milton dropped out of school at age 13. At age 14 he apprenticed in confection, borrowed 150 dollars from his aunt and started a candy shop.After Milton worked for 5 years he went back to Denver and started to make caramel in that time he went to a chocolate convention and became in love. He sold his caramel company for 1 million dollars and made a giant factory. It was a huge success. Milton died October 13, 1945 and his company continues to grow as they are worth 22.3 billion dollars. His net worth is 2.7 billion.