W.K Kellogg By jenna esch

Industry: Consumer Goods

Innovative Idea: He believed in happiness to all, and desired to make something original.

Early Years/Biography

  • Full Name: Will Keith Kellogg
  • Born on: April 7, 1860
  • Born in-Battle Creek, Michigan
  • W.K. Kellogg founded the W.K. Kellogg Company, the maker of breakfast cereal, upon finding that cereal products were advocated as health foods.
  • Early years: dropped out of school at age of 14
  • Death: October 6th
  • Place of death: Battle Creek, Michigan

Famous Quote

"I am myself lamentably ignorant. The competition in the business world is such that people with good educations are usually those who succeed."

Character Traits Mr.Kellogg had:

  • Responsibility
  • Loyalty
  • Kindness
  • Determination

Interesting Facts: Mr.Kellogg was one of the richest men in America. He began working with family, but later went on his own.

The way that Mr.Kellogg shows you can do anything no matter what age you are, or how much experience you have shows the innovation that has impacted my life.

Works Cited

  • "Isaac Kellogg." & Family History - FREE. N.p., n.d. Web. 07 Dec. 2016.
  • "W.K. Kellogg." Biography.com. A&E Networks Television, 02 Apr. 2014. Web. 09 Dec. 2016.
  • "Who We Are - W.K. Kellogg Foundation." W.K. Kellogg Foundation. N.p., n.d. Web. 09 Dec. 2016.
  • "Kellogg, W. K." Encyclopedia of World Biography. Encyclopedia.com, n.d. Web. 09 Dec. 2016.


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