He is not a baron robber, someone who gained great fortune by ruthless means, but instead a pioneer of his industry. He innovated the formulas for making caramel and chocolate, treated his employees with respect, and made generous, gracious donations to the people and places he cared about. Milton Hershey was born on September 13, 1857 in Hockersville, Pennsylvania. He went through an incomplete, country school education until he was 15 when he started an apprenticeship. He borrowed money from his aunt to open a candy shop in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Guy Fieri Broden, Austin Savannah Guy Fieri was born on January 22, 1968 in Columbus Ohio. His original name at birth was Guy Ramsay Ferry. Guy later renamed to guy Fieri after his grandfather. When Guy was growing up his mom and dad inspired him to cook his own meals. Guy and his father built a three-wheeled bicycle cart named “The Awesome Pretzel” which he sold pretzels from, for six years until he had enough money to study at Chantilly Framce at the age of 16.
Dave Barry was born on July 3rd, 1947 in Armonk, New York to a Presbyterian minister, also named David Barry. He grew up with the dream of writing, and his sense of humor was present from a very early point in life. He was labeled Class Clown of his graduating class at Pleasantville High School in 1965. Barry attended Haverford College outside of Philadelphia, and he received a bachelor’s degree in English in 1969. Then he married his college sweetheart, Ann Shelnutt in 1970, though they got divorced six years later.
Author Biography: Gary Paulsen Gary Paulsen wrote many stories that contain adventure. Born on May 17th, 1939 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Paulsen wrote stories that contained adventures of the wild. When he was young, he got his first library card and his first book that he ever read. He’s had a passion for reading ever since. When he was 14, he ran away from home and went to travel with a carnival, where he would become many things over the years for a summer job.
Chantal Taylor Dance 203 2 September 2013 Famous jazz teachers and dancers Bob Fosse was a famous actor, film director, screenwriter, dancer and musical theatre choreographer. He was born on June 23, 1927 in Chicago Illinois. He was the second youngest of six children. When he was younger he teamed up with another young dancer and started a group called “The Riff Brothers,” and they toured around the Chicago area. During the 1950’s, Fosse moved to New York, hoping he will he will become the new Fred Astaire.
In 1952, Shepherd Mead's satirical book, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, became a bestseller. Playwright Willie Gilbert and fellow playwright Jack Weinstock created a dramatic interpretation in 1955 that was unproduced for five years.  Agent Abe Newborn brought the work to the attention of producers Cy Feuer and Ernest Martin, with the intention of retooling it as a musical.  Feuer and Martin had great success with the 1950 adaptation of Guys and Dolls and brought in the creative team from that show to work on How to.... Abe Burrows and Frank Loesser set to work on the new adaptation, with rehearsals beginning in August 1961.  Burrows collaborated on the book with Jack Weinstock and Willie Gilbert, also serving as
Charles L. Reason Algebra II Trig Charles L. Reason was born July 21, 1818 in New York City to West Indies immigrants Michael and Elizabeth Reason. Charles attended the African Free School along with his brothers Elmer and Patrick both who are important historical figures in their own right. An excellent student in mathematics, Reason became an instructor in 1832 at the school at age fourteen this became a striking matter for the news, receiving a salary of $25 a year. He used some of his earnings to hire tutors to improve his knowledge. Later, he decided to enter the ministry but was rejected because of his race by the General Theological Seminary of the Protestant Episcopal Church in New York City.
Houdini was one of the greatest Magicians who ever lived the world over. He was born on March 24 1874 in Budapest Hungary. He told everyone that he was born in Appleton, Wisconsin when in fact he immigrated to America at the age of four because they didn’t have that much money. He was born as Erik Weisz but when they immigrated they changed his name to Ehrich Weiss. His father was a Rabbi who called himself, “Rabbi Weiss”.
Ronald Wilson Reagan was born in an apartment on the second floor of a commercial building in Tampico, Illinois on February 6, 1911, to Jack Reagan and Nelle (Wilson) Reagan.  Reagan's father was a salesman and a storyteller, the grandson of Irish Catholic immigrants from County Tipperary while his mother had Scots and English ancestors.  Reagan had one sibling, his older brother, Neil (1908–1996), who became an advertising executive.  As a boy, Reagan's father nicknamed his son "Dutch", due to his "fat little Dutchman"-like appearance, and his "Dutchboy" haircut; the nickname stuck with him throughout his youth.  Reagan's family briefly lived in several towns and cities in Illinois, including Monmouth, Galesburg and Chicago, until 1919, when they returned to Tampico and lived above the H.C. Pitney Variety Store.
Born on June 29, 1886 in Lenox, Massachusetts, he learned to play both the piano and violin at an early age. He then began his life as a photographer at the age of 14 after getting a toy camera from a magazine contest. After high school Van Der Zee left for New York with his brother Walter in 1906. Having to work odd jobs to support himself he put his musical talent to good use and played with other prominent bands at the time. When he came across a job opening as a darkroom assistant in New Jersey his photography career began to take