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Otto Kahn -- b.2/21/1867 d.3/29/1934 (67)
Art Patron, Businessperson, Philanthropist, German
Misc: Chairman the New York Metropolitan Opera

Henry J. Kaiser -- b.5/9/1882 d.8/24/1967 (85)
Misc: steel & aluminum empire founder; builder (Liberty Ships, Jeeps, Boulder Dam)

Ingvar Kamprad -- b.3/30/1926 N.S. d.1/27/2018 N.S. (91)
Entrepreneur, Swedish
Misc: founder of IKEA

Bruce Kaplan -- b.2/27/1945 d.12/15/1992 (47)
Executive, Music Figure
Misc: founded Flying Fish Records

Lazare Kaplan -- b.7/17/1883 d.2/12/1986 (102)
Misc: diamond cutter

Jack Kapp -- b.6/15/1901 d.3/25/1949 (47)
Businessperson, Music Figure
Misc: Decca Records founder

Tadao Kashio -- b.11/26/1917 d.3/4/1993 (75)
Misc: estimated birth date according to web searches; Casio Computer Co. founder

Lillian Katz -- b.3/18/1927

Ewing Marion "Mr. K" Kauffman -- b.9/21/1916 N.S. d.8/1/1993 N.S. (76)
Businessperson, Sports Figure
Sports Teams: Kansas City Royals (founder)

Christine Kaufmann -- b.1/11/1945 d.3/28/2017 N.S. (72)
Author, Businessperson, TV Actress, Austrian, German
Names/Places: Tony Curtis's ex-wife

Minor C. Keith -- b.1/19/1848 d.6/14/1929 (81)
Businessperson, Industrialist
Misc: railroad magnate; United Fruit Co.

Herb Kelleher -- b.3/12/1931 N.S. d.1/3/2019 N.S. (87)
Misc: Southwest Airlines co-founder

John Harvey Kellogg -- b.2/26/1852 d.12/14/1943 (91)
Inventor, Surgeon, Founder
Names/Places: b. in Tyrone, MI
Misc: accidentally invented dry cereal when they were seeking a more digestable bread for their sanitarium patients in Battle Creek, and found the principle of tempering grains, Kellogg Co. founder

Will Keith Kellogg -- b.4/7/1860 d.10/6/1951 (91)
Businessperson, Philanthropist
Misc: Battle Creek; American industrialist and philanthropist who founded (1906) the W.K. Kellogg Company to manufacture cereal products as breakfast foods. His cereals have found widespread use throughout the United States.

William Russell Kelly -- b.11/21/1905 d.1/3/1998 (92)
Misc: founder and chairman of Kelly Services, Inc.

Gouverneur Kemble -- b.1/25/1786 d.9/18/1875 (89)
Congressperson, Diplomat, Manufacturer

Joseph P. Kennedy Sr. -- b.9/6/1888 d.11/18/1969 (81)
Diplomat, Financier
Names/Places: b. in Boston; Patriarch; Rose's hubby, Robert, Edward, & John F.'s dad; d. in Hyannis Port, Massachusetts

Arthur Kent -- b.12/3/1873 d.3/4/1949 (75)
Inventor, Industrialist
Misc: a prominent manufacturer and the first radio mass-producer

Donald Keough -- b.9/4/1926 d.2/24/2015 N.S. (88)
Misc: president, director, and CEO of the Coca Cola Company

Kirk Kerkorian -- b.6/6/1917 d.6/15/2015 (98)
Names/Places: NN:The Smiling Cobra

Adnan Khashoggi -- b.7/25/1935 d.6/6/2017 N.S. (81)
Merchant, Saudi Arabian
Misc: Saudi Arabia Arms Merchant

Victor Kermit Kiam II -- b.12/7/1926 d.5/27/2001 (74)
Business Executive, NFL Executive
Misc: Remington president
Sports Teams: New England Patriots (president)

Bernard Kilgore -- b.11/9/1908 d.11/14/1967 (59)
Journalist, Publisher, Businessperson
Names/Places: NN:Barney
Misc: widely respected

Jim Yong Kim -- b.12/8/1959
Anthropologist, Physician, Businessperson
Misc: World Bank President

William Kimball -- b.3/22/1828 d.12/16/1904 (76)
Misc: Piano Manufacturer

Richard King -- b.7/10/1825 N.S. d.4/14/1885 N.S. (59)
Misc: cattleman; King Ranch in Texas

Thomas Butler King -- b.8/27/1800 d.5/10/1864 (63)
Congressperson, Attorney/Lawyer, Philanthropist
Misc: National Observatory founder in Wash,D.C.

Tommy Kirk -- b.12/10/1941
Businessperson, Actor
TV Shows: The Hardy Boys (1950s)
Movie Titles: Old Yeller, The Shaggy Dog, The Misadventures of Merlin Jones, Swiss Family Robinson, The Absent-Minded Professor, Babes in Toyland, Son of Flubber, Pajama Party, Village of the Giants, The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini, Mars Needs Women, It's a Bikini World

Lane Kirkland -- b.3/12/1922 d.8/14/1999 (77)
Misc: former AFL-CIO labor union prez

Lincoln Kirstein -- b.5/4/1907 d.1/5/1996 (88)
Misc: Ballet impressario

Philip Kives -- b.2/12/1929 N.S. d.4/28/2016 N.S. (87)
Business Executive, Canadian
Misc: founder of K-Tel, noted for its "As Seen on TV" marketing strategies.

Masaji Kiyokawa -- b.2/11/1913 N.S. d.4/13/1999 N.S. (86)
Businessperson, Swimmer, Olympic Athlete, Japanese

Robert J. Klein -- b.4/9/1927 d.6/3/1993 (66)
Editor, Businessperson
Misc: Money magazine founder

Matthias Klotz -- b.6/11/1653 d.8/16/1743 (90)
Misc: of violins; Bavarian; June 11 was date of baptism, not birth. Some say b. 1656

John Kluge -- b.9/21/1914 d.9/7/2010 (95)
Misc: at one time, he was the richest person in America

Phillip Knight -- b.2/24/1938
Businessperson, Executive
Misc: founder and chairman of Nike, Inc., the 23-year-old, $4 billion shoe and fitness company based in Beaverton, Ore.; named "The Most Powerful Man in Sports" by The Sporting News in 1992.

Cordella Knott -- b.1/23/1890 d.4/23/1974 (84)
Misc: co-founder of Knotts Berry Farm with Walter

Walter Knott -- b.12/11/1889 d.12/3/1981 (91)
Misc: Knotts Berry Farm founder

Rose Knox -- b.11/18/1857 d.9/27/1950 (92)
Businessperson, Executive
Misc: founder of Knox Gelatin Co.

William S. Knudsen -- b.3/25/1879 d.4/27/1948 (69)
Executive, Industrialist, Danish (Denmark)
Misc: General Motors president

Bill Koch -- b.5/3/1940
Businessperson, Sports Figure, Yachtsperson

Herb Kohl -- b.2/7/1935
Senator, Businessperson

George Kosana -- b.12/22/1935 N.S. d.12/30/2016 N.S. (81)
Investor, Actor, Cinematographer
Movie Titles: Night of the Living Dead (as Sheriff McClelland)

Susie Scott Krabacher -- b.11/2/1963
Philanthropist, Actress, Model, Playmate
Names/Places: Maiden Name:Susie Scott
Misc: May 1983 Playmate

Charles Kraft -- b.10/17/1880 d.??/??/????
Industrialist, Canadian
Misc: builder with his brother James of Kraft Foods

James Kraft -- b.12/11/1874 d.2/16/1953 (78)
Inventor, Manufacturer, Canadian
Misc: pasteurizing process for cheese; Kraft Co. founder

Henry Kravis -- b.1/6/1944
Author, Businessperson
Book Titles: The Money Machine

Sebastian S. Kresge -- b.7/31/1867 d.10/18/1966 (99)
Businessperson, Merchant
Misc: S.S. Kresge Co. founder

Stanley Kresge -- b.6/11/1900 d.6/30/1985 (85)
Businessperson, Executive
Misc: president and chairman of S.S. Kresge Company

Samuel H. Kress -- b.7/23/1863 d.9/22/1955 (92)
Art Collector, Businessperson, Merchant, Philanthropist
Misc: S.H. Kress 10 cent stores in 1896

Dr. Mathilde Krim -- b.7/9/1926 d.1/15/2018 N.S. (91)
Geneticist, Philanthropist, Italian
Misc: the founding chairman of amfAR: the American Foundation of AIDS research

Joan B. Kroc -- b.8/27/1928 d.10/12/2003 (75)
Restaurateur, MLB Owner
Misc: McDonalds owner
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres (owned)

Ray A. Kroc -- b.10/5/1902 d.1/14/1984 (81)
Restaurateur, MLB Owner
Misc: builder of McDonalds empire; McDonald's says Oct 2
Sports Teams: San Diego Padres (owned)

Bernard Kroger -- b.1/24/1860 d.7/21/1938 (78)
Misc: founded Kroger grocery store chain

Daniel J. Krumm -- b.9/15/1926 d.11/22/1993 (67)
Misc: Maytag king

Alfred Krupp -- b.4/26/1812 d.7/14/1887 (75)
Businessperson, German
Misc: Ironmaster; armaments & munitions magnate

Harvey Kurtzman -- b.10/3/1924 d.2/21/1993 (68)
Comic Strip Cartoonist, Editor, Businessperson
Misc: pop culture historian; helped found MAD magazine

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