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 Sebastian Spering Kresge

Sebastian Spering Kresge

Birth
Monroe County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 18 Oct 1966 (aged 99)
East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Gilbert, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 1280 · View Source
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Founded the S.S. Kresge Company. They started as ten-cent (dime) stores and developed full-fledged variety stores. These stores were later developed into K-Mart, one of the first mass discounters. At the time of his retirement, his chain had almost 600 United States stores, a Canadian subsidiary, and annual sales of $156 million.

Bio by: John Sheets



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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1280
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sebastian Spering Kresge (31 Jul 1867–18 Oct 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1280, citing Salem Church Cemetery, Gilbert, Monroe County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .