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Founders of Famous American Businesses

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  • Mark Zuckerberg
    Mark Elliot Zuckerberg (born May 14, 1984) is an American computer programmer and Internet entrepreneur. He is best known as one of five co-founders of the social networking website Facebook. As of A...
  • John W Nordstrom (1871 - 1963)
    He was born Johan Nordström (later anglicizing it to "John") in the village of Alvik, near Luleå, Sweden, and 60 miles from the Arctic Circle. Nordstrom's father, a blacksmith, wainwrig...
  • Harry Ford Sinclair (1876 - 1956)
    Harry Ford Sinclair (July 6, 1876 - November 10, 1956) was an American industrialist. Founder of Sinclair Oil, he was implicated in the 1920s Teapot Dome Scandal and served six months in prison for j...
  • Ole Evinrude (1877 - 1934)
    it was Ole Evinrude, not an impersonal corporation, who freed America from the need of rowing ------------------------------------- Ole Evinrude, born Ole Andreassen Aaslundeie (April 19, 1877 ...
  • W. K. Kellogg (1860 - 1951)
    Will Keith (W.K.) Kellogg , was born April 7, 1860. W.K., along with his brother, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg, was the co-inventor of flaked cereal. Although W.K. lacked a formal education beyond the sixth...

The founders of American companies of world renown.