George Dayton – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

George Dayton died at age 80, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding entrepreneur George Dayton's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Founder of the Dayton’s Department store, which became the modern-day Target corporation.

His Minnesota investment company took over a floundering dry-goods retail store, which he renamed and reopened as the more successful Dayton Dry Goods.

His company built Southdale, the first enclosed shopping mall, in Minneapolis and in 1962 opened a discount store that was branded as Target.

How did George Dayton die?

George Dayton's death was caused by cancer.

George Draper Dayton died of cancer in Minneapolis, Minnesota on February 18, 1938, at the age of 80. He was buried at Minneapolis’ Lakewood Cemetery.

Information about the death of George Dayton
Cause of deathCancer
Age of death80 years
ProfessionEntrepreneur
BirthdayMarch 6, 1857
Death dateFebruary 18, 1938
Place of deathMinneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Place of burialN/A