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Cadbury, George

George Cadbury, 1839–1922, English manufacturer and social reformer; husband of Elizabeth Mary Cadbury. In 1861, Cadbury and his brother Richard assumed control of their father's Birmingham cocoa and chocolate factory. Interested in housing problems, the brothers moved (1880) the plant to Bournville and laid out a garden village. The successful venture influenced European model housing and garden city projects. Agitation for national old-age pensions and insurance was financed by Cadbury, who also worked to eliminate harsh labor conditions.

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Cadbury, George

Cadbury, George (1839–1922) English manufacturer and social reformer. In 1861, he and his brother Richard (1835–99) took control of their father's cocoa and chocolate factory. In 1879, Cadbury established a model housing estate for the factory workers at Bourneville.

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