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Sebastian Spering Kresge
Birth: Jul. 31, 1867
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Oct. 18, 1966
East Stroudsburg
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA

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) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Sebastian Kresge (1838 - 1916)
  Catharine Kunkle Kresge (1839 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  Clara K. Zith Kresge*
 
 Sibling:
  Sebastian Spering Kresge (1867 - 1966)
  Infant Kresge (1879 - 1879)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Salem Church Cemetery
Gilbert
Monroe County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Remembering you on the anniversary of your passing. Your stores were great. May you rest in peace and may God richly bless you.
- Jeffrey Maksymowski
 Added: Oct. 18, 2014
I miss the five and dimes. Thank you
- Brenda Ewig
 Added: Oct. 18, 2014
Rest in Peace. God Bless You.
- PG
 Added: Oct. 18, 2014
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