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Glance at the Past - Frederik Meijer

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In late 2011, Grand Rapids lost a legend when businessman and philanthropist Frederik Meijer passed away.
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Fred Meijer (December 7, 1919 – November 25, 2011) was an innovative businessman willing to take risks that changed the way people shop in Grand Rapids.

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