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Oscar Tyler Kappes

Oscar Tyler Kappes, American candy manufacturer.


  • Kappes, Oscar Tyler was born on November 23, 1890 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Son of John Jacob and Louise (Miller) Kappes.

  • Education

    • Student New York University School of Commerce.


    • With Life Savers, Inc. since 1929, started as assistant trea., and when Drug Inc. demerged, was made treasurer, president 1937-1949. Director Life Savers Corporation and its six subsidiaries. Director Washington Irving Trust Company, Arnold Brick Oven Bakers, Inc., Port Chester, New York Director Young Men’s Christian Association, Port Chester.

      Home: Port Chester, New York.


    • father: John Jacob Kappes
    • mother: Louise (Miller) Kappes
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    Born November 23, 1890