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Asa Griggs Candler
Birth: Dec. 30, 1851
Villa Rica
Douglas County
Georgia, USA
Death: Mar. 12, 1929
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

Businessman. Prominent Atlanta business figure who bought the formula for Coca Cola (invented by pharmacist John Pemberton) and turned it into a household name through innovative promotion and marketing. Reportedly, He paid $2,300 for the formula in 1887 and in 1919 gave most of the stock of Coke to his children, whom later sold the company for $25,000,000. In his later life he became known as a generous philanthropist. (bio by: Kent Brown) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Samuel Charles Candler (1809 - 1873)
  Martha Bernetta Beall Candler (1819 - 1897)
 
 Spouse:
  Lucy Elizabeth Howard Candler (1859 - 1919)*
 
 Children:
  Charles Howard Candler (1878 - 1957)*
  Asa Griggs Candler (1880 - 1953)*
 
 Siblings:
  Milton Anthony Candler (1837 - 1909)*
  Ezekiel Samuel Candler (1838 - 1915)*
  Julia Florence Candler Harris (1842 - 1926)*
  Sarah Jessie Candler Willard (1845 - 1921)*
  William Beall Candler (1847 - 1928)*
  Noble Daniel Candler (1849 - 1887)*
  Elizabeth Frances Candler Dobbs (1849 - 1922)*
  Asa Griggs Candler (1851 - 1929)
  Samuel Charles Candler (1855 - 1911)*
  Warren Akin Candler (1857 - 1941)*
  John Slaughter Candler (1861 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Westview Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Plot: : Section 35, Lot 447, Grave 3
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Kent Brown
Record added: Dec 03, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 6009571
Asa Griggs Candler
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Asa Griggs Candler
Added by: Kent Brown
 
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