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Target Founder Dayton Passes

Douglas Dayton

MINNEAPOLIS-Douglas Dayton, Target’s founder and first president, has died. He was 88. Dayton was a grandson of George D. Dayton, first president of the company that ultimately became Dayton-Hudson; and one of four sons of George N. Dayton, all of whom worked in executive positions for Dayton-Hudson. According to an obituary written by the DaytonMore »