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Asa 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) 
 
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 Children:
  Charles Howard Candler (1878 - 1957)*
 
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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 Candler
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Asa Candler
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Asa Candler
Added by: Kent Brown
 
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