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Forrest Mars Sr.

Forrest Mars Sr. Biography

Entrepreneur


ABOUT
Turned the Mars candy empire into an international force, introducing M&Ms and the Mars bar. He also popularized Uncle Ben's Rice.
BEFORE FAME
His candies were sold in over 100 countries worldwide.

FAMILY LIFE
He was the son of Frank Mars and Ethel Mars, but rarely saw his father after his parents divorced.
TRIVIA
He graduated from Yale University in 1928 with an industrial engineering degree.

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