John G. Schwegmann
American supermarket pioneerDied when: 83 years 204 days (1002 months)
Star Sign: Leo
John Gerald Schwegmann (August 12, 1911 – March 6, 1995) was an American businessman, a member of the Louisiana House of Representatives, and a member of the Louisiana Public Service Commission.
In 1971, he unsuccessfully ran for Governor of Louisiana.Additionally, he founded Schwegmann Bank & Trust Co.As a businessman and a chief executive officer of Schwegmann Brothers Giant Supermarkets, he at times challenged the fair trade laws.