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James Lewis Kraft
Birth: Dec. 11, 1874
Stevensville
Niagara Regional Municipality
Ontario, Canada
Death: Feb. 16, 1953
Skokie
Cook County
Illinois, USA

Industrialist. The founder of the business that would eventually become Kraft Foods Incorperated, he patented the first processed cheese. He led the company from it's inception in 1909 until his death in 1953. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  George Franklin Krafft (1842 - 1914)
  Minerva Alice Tripp Krafft (1848 - 1933)
 
 Siblings:
  William Kraft (1873 - 1940)*
  James Lewis Kraft (1874 - 1953)
  Robert Harvey Kraft (1882 - 1954)*
  Norman Kraft (1888 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Memorial Park Cemetery and Crematorium
Skokie
Cook County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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James Lewis Kraft
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James Lewis Kraft
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James Lewis Kraft
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