from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Kellogg, Frank Billings 1856-1937. American public official who as U.S. secretary of state (1925-1929) cosponsored the Kellogg-Briand Pact (1928), ratified by 62 nations, that renounced war as an instrument of national policy. For this he won the 1929 Nobel Peace Prize.
  • Kellogg, Will Keith 1860-1951. American cereal manufacturer who developed a process for producing dry breakfast cereal and founded the Kellogg Company (1906).

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  • proper n. An English surname, originally a nickname for a butcher from "kill hog".
  • proper n. An Irish surname, Anglicized from Ó Ceallaigh.

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  • n. United States food manufacturer who (with his brother) developed a breakfast cereal of crisp flakes of rolled and toasted wheat and corn; he established a company to manufacture the cereal (1860-1951)


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