Milton Snavley Hershey
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Milton Hershey Fun Facts:
* On May 25, 1898, Hershey married Catherine "Kitty" Sweeney.
* Mr. and Mrs. Hershey were supposed to travel on the Titanic, but Kitty got really sick and they had to cancel their reservations.
* When he was little his family moved around a lot. He only completed fourth grade.
* During the Great Depression, Milton built buildings for business around the chocolate factory so people who needed a job could get one.
* He was the first person in Lancaster to buy an automobile. $2,000 was the price.
* Milton Hershey's mansion now serves as the headquarters for Hershey Foods
*He and his wife loved children so much that they made a school for boys whose parents couldn't take care of them, or if they didn't have parents. Today, the school is for boys and girls and has grown very much.