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Milton Hershey did not formally attend school. His lack of education fueled him to establish his own school later in...

Milton S. Hershey

Milton Snavely Hershey (September 13, 1857 – October 13, 1945) was an American confectioner, philanthropist, and founder of The Hershey Chocolate ...

Milton Hershey School

Milton Hershey School is a cost-free, private, co-residential school and home for children from lower income families located in Hershey, Pennsylvania.
In 1876, when Milton was only eighteen-years old, he opened his own candy shop in Philadelphia. In 1886, Milton Hershey moved back to Lancaster, Pennsylvania and started the successful Lancaster Caramel Company. The Hershey Chocolate Company has made or currently owns... More »
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Milton Hershey was the founder of the Hershey Chocolate Company, which makes the Hershey Bar and Hershey Kisses. Learn more at

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MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL (MHS), founded in 1909 as a school for orphan boys, is a product of the love Milton Hershey and his wife, Catherine, shared for ...

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Q: What was the accomplishments of Milton Hershey?
A: Milton Hershey had many accomplishments. His biggest were creating his Hershey's Chocolate empire, establishing the Milton Hershey School, and creating Hershey,... Read More »
Q: What was Milton Hershey's hobbies?
A: Selling and making chocolate. Milton also enjoyed cigars and children. He spent much time improving his town and his employees lives. Read More »
Q: When was Milton Hershey born?
A: Milton Hershey was born September 13, 1857 on a farm near Derry Church, a small Read More »
Q: Who is the Milton Hershey school for?
A: Today, Milton Hershey School is a cost-free, private, coeducational home and Read More »
Q: Who are Milton hersheys kids?
A: Milton Hershey had no children and his only sibling died at age 4. Read More »