George Cadbury

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Philanthropist(1839–1922)
George Cadbury successfully took over their father’s business, Cadbury Brothers cocoa and chocolate, with his brother Richard and they improved working conditions.

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George Cadbury was born on September 19, 1839, in Birmingham, England. In 1861, he and his brother Richard took over their father’s business, Cadbury Brothers cocoa and chocolate manufacturing firm. George Cadbury established a social security program for employees and improved working conditions. He also helped plan and build affordable housing.

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