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George Dayton
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George Dayton in his office portrait
Born
George Draper Dayton

(1857-03-06)March 6, 1857
Died February 18, 1938(1938-02-18) (aged 80)
Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.
Resting place Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis
Nationality American
Occupation Entrepreneur
Political party Republican
Relatives Bruce Dayton (grandson)
Douglas Dayton (grandson)
Mark Dayton (great-grandson)

George Draper Dayton (March 6, 1857 – February 18, 1938) was an American businessman and philanthropist. He was famous for being the founder of Dayton's department store, which later became Target Corporation.


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