Will Keith Kellogg became one of the leading food manufacturers in the United States. He was born in Battle Creek, Michigan the son of a broom maker and began experimentation with the flaking of grains with his older brother, Dr. John Harvey Kellogg. He founded the Battle Creek Toasted Corn Flake Company in 1906. This quickly became the famous W.K. Kellogg Company. He died in Battle Creek in October 1951. (By John Osborne)
Doris Simonis (editor), Inventors and Inventions, Volume III (Tarrytown, NY: Marshall Cavendish Corporation, 2008), 941.