Huntington Hartford

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George Huntington Hartford II (April 18, 1911 – May 19, 2008) was the heir to the A&P supermarket. He was an American businessman, philanthropist, filmmaker, and art collector. He owned Paradise Island in the Bahamas, and had numerous other business holdings including Oil Shale, real estate properties and other companies. On his death in 2008, Time magazine wrote "Hartford was once one of the world's richest people" and The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune and The Los Angeles Times all wrote that "Hartford had once ranked among the world's richest people". "


He was educated at Harvard. His grandfather George Huntington Hartford and his uncles John Augustine Hartford (1872–1951) and George Ludlum Hartford (1864–1957) privately owned the A&P Supermarket, which at one point had 16,000 stores in the U.S. and was the largest retail empire in the world. In the 1950s A&P was the world's largest grocer and, next to General Motors, it sold more goods than any other company in the world. Time magazine reported that A&P had sales of $2.7 billion in 1950. The Time magazine published on November 13, 1950 had both John Augustine Hartford and George Ludlum Hartford on its front cover. Time said that "the familiar red-front A & P store is the real melting pot of the community, patronized by the boss's wife and the baker's daughter, the priest and the policeman. To foreigners......
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