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George Washington Jenkins, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 29, 1907
Warm Springs
Meriwether County
Georgia, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1996
Lakeland
Polk County
Florida, USA

"Mr George"
Founder of Publix Super Markets Inc; son of George Washington and Annie Snelson Jenkins; husband to Lee Savings and Anne MacGregor.

The Tampa Tribune
April 10, 1996

GEORGE W. JENKINS JR., 88, of Lakeland died Monday at Lakeland Regional Medical Center. A native of Warm Springs, Ga., he moved from Winter Haven to Lakeland 70 years ago. He was founder of Publix Super Markets Inc. and member of First United Methodist Church, Lone Palm Golf Club, Lakeland Yacht & Country Club and Augusta National Golf Club. He is survived by four daughters, Delores Socia and Carol Barnett, both of Lakeland, Nancy of Palm Beach and Julie Fancelli of Florence, Italy; two sons, Howard of Tampa and David of Los Angeles; a brother, Charles H. of Lakeland; 14 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Heath Funeral Chapel, Lakeland.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Anne MacGregor Jenkins (1924 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Burial Park
Lakeland
Polk County
Florida, USA
Plot: Block 476; Lot 8; Space 4
 
Created by: Susan
Record added: Sep 10, 2007
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George Washington Jenkins, Jr
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Rest in peace George Jenkins
- Otto Sprenger, Deli clerk #1250
 Added: Jun. 5, 2017
Really enjoyed watching your biography dvd. Been with Publix for over 10 years now.
- Stephanie
 Added: May. 28, 2017
George Washington Jenkins Founder of Publix Supermarkets the Fastest GrowingSupermarkets.
- Grady M. Youngblood
 Added: Jan. 16, 2017
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