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Kellogg

[kel-awg, -og] /ˈkɛl ɔg, -ɒg/
noun
1.
Frank Billings, 1856–1937, U.S. statesman: secretary of state 1925–29; Nobel Peace Prize 1929.
2.
W(ill) K(eith) 1860–1951, U.S. manufacturer of prepared cereals and philanthropist.
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Kellogg

surname, attested from late 13c., literally "kill hog," a name for a butcher. The U.S. cereal company began in Battle Creek, Michigan, in 1906, founded by W.K. Kellogg (business manager of the Battle Creek Sanatorium) as Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company.

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