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C.W. Post holding his only child, daughter Marjorie Merriweather Post

C. W. Post also known as Charles William Post (October 26, 1854 - May 9, 1914), was an American breakfast cereal and foods manufacturer and a pioneer in the prepared-food industry. c. ... c. ... Majorie Merriwweather Post ca. ... October 26 is the 299th day of the year (300th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 66 days remaining. ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (130th in leap years). ... 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...

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Biography

C. W. Post visited the Battle Creek Sanitarium operated by John Harvey Kellogg for his failing health. There, he was inspired to start his own cereal company based on the products used at the sanitarium. To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... John Harvey Kellogg aged about 29 John Harvey Kellogg (February 26, 1852 – December 14, 1943) was an American medical doctor in Battle Creek, Michigan who ran a sanitarium using holistic methods, with a particular focus on nutrition, enemas and exercise. ...


In 1895, he founded Postum Cereal Co., with his first product, Postum cereal beverage. He was in the vanguard in the use of print advertising, and is said to have invented the cents-off coupon. Post's first breakfast cereal premiered in 1897, Post named the Grape Nuts cereal after tasting a sample and deciding that the nuggets had a nutty flavor. Post Cereals, formerly Postum Cereals was founded by C. W. Post. ... A jar of original flavor Postum. ... In marketing a coupon is a ticket or document that can be exchanged for a financial discount or rebate when purchasing a product. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... A box of Grape Nuts. ... Nutty was a British comic book that ran for 292 issues from 16 February 1980 to 14 September 1985, when it merged with The Dandy. ...


In 1908, he followed up the Grape Nuts label with a brand of corn flakes product first called Elijah's Manna that was later renamed Post Toasties. A box of Grape Nuts. ... Cornflakes in a bowl Corn flakes are a food made by combining cooked corn(maize) along with sugar, vitamins and minerals. ...


C.W. Post's business produced one of the largest fortunes of the early 20th century. He married Ella Letitia Merriweather; one of their children, Marjorie Merriweather Post, married Edward F. Hutton, and donated the land for the C. W. Post Campus of Long Island University, which was founded in 1954, the 100th anniversary of C. W. Post's birth. (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... Majorie Merriwweather Post ca. ... The C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University is a private institution of higher education located in Brookville in Nassau County, New York. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


He also attempted to develop a Utopian community in Texas, later named Post, Texas in his honor which became the county seat of Garza County, Texas. Left panel (The Earthly Paradise, Garden of Eden), from Hieronymus Boschs The Garden of Earthly Delights. ... Official language(s) No Official Language See languages of Texas Capital Austin Largest city Houston Area  Ranked 2nd  - Total 261,797 sq mi (678,051 km²)  - Width 773 miles (1,244 km)  - Length 790 miles (1,270 km)  - % water 2. ... Post is a city located in Garza County, Texas. ... Garza County is a county located in the state of Texas. ...


In late 1913 and early 1914, Post's health deteriorated to the point that he canceled public appearances, which prompted speculation in the press regarding his well-being. In early March, the president of the Santa Fe Railroad arranged for Post to be rushed in a nonstop train ride in a private car from California to Rochester, Minnesota, where he was operated on for acute appendicitis on March 10. The operation was a success and he was allowed to return to his home in Santa Barbara, California, to recuperate. Post died in Santa Barbara on May 9, apparently by suicide. His twenty seven-year-old daughter, Marjorie Merriweather Post, inherited his company along with his estate. [1] [2] Categories: Rail stubs | Defunct railroad companies of the United States | Arizona railroads | California railroads | Colorado railroads | Illinois railroads | Iowa railroads | Kansas railroads | Louisiana railroads | Missouri railroads | Nebraska railroads | New Mexico railroads | Oklahoma railroads | Texas railroads ... Coordinates: Country United States State Minnesota County Olmsted Founded 1854 Mayor Ardell Brede Area    - City 103. ... Appendicitis (or epityphlitis) is a condition characterized by inflammation of the appendix[1]. While mild cases may resolve without treatment, most require removal of the inflamed appendix, either by laparotomy or laparoscopy. ... March 10 is the 69th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (70th in leap years). ... Santa Barbara is a city in California, United States. ... May 9 is the 129th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (130th in leap years). ... Majorie Merriwweather Post ca. ...


See also

Post Cereals, formerly Postum Cereals was founded by C. W. Post. ... General Foods, formerly shorthand for the General Foods Corporation, is now a brand of Kraft Foods. ...

References

  1. ^ The Story Continues in Post, Texas. Mr. Charles William Post. Retrieved on 2006-12-28.
  2. ^ s.v. "Post, Charles William". Handbook of Texas Online. Retrieved on 2006-12-28.

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