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Wrigley, William Jr.

Born: 1861 AD
Died: 1932 AD, at 71 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
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US businessman, chewing gum manufacturer, and baseball executive


founder and eponym of Wm. Wrigley Jr. Co. 1891


introduced Spearmint flavor 1899


acquired Zeno Co. 1911


ordered construction of Wrigley Building in Chicago (completed 1924)


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