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Mary Kathlyn Wagner (Ash Mary Kay)

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Born: 1918 AD
Died: 2001 AD, at 83 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Businessmen

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1918 - Born in rural Hotwells, Texas, on the 12th of May.

 

1963 - She retired, intending to write a book to assist women in business.

 

1938 - 1952 - She rose at Stanley to unit manager.

  

1952 - She moved from her job at Stanley Home Products to a similar sales slot at World Gift Company.

 

1963 - She founded her own company, originally named "Beauty by Mary Kay," a venture based primarily on a special skin care cream to which she had purchased the manufacturing rights.

 

1963 - Her second husband had died, only weeks after her company was established.

  

1980 - She became involved in cancer research through fund raising after her husband, Mel, died of cancer.

  

1981 - She published a carefully laundered autobiography.

  

1984 - She wrote Mary Kay on People Management, a volume that expanded on the now-familiar God-and-family theory of business success for women.

  

1987 - She became the chairman emeritus of Mary Kay Inc.

  

1993 - She was honored with the dedication of the Mary Kay Ash Center for Cancer Immunotherapy Research at St. Paul Medical Center in Dallas.

  

1996 - New foundation was started to research cancers which have historically affected women, the foundation was named the Mary Kay Ash Charitable Foundation.

  

2001 - Died on the 22th of November.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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