In honor of Father's Day, here's a look at some of the most successful businesses passed down from father to son.
Businesses Passed From Father to Son:
- Mars. Frank Mars started the Mars Candy Factory in 1911. His son, Forrest Mars, took over the company in 1934.
- Walgreens. ( (WBA) - Get Free Report) Charles R. Walgreen founded the company in 1901. His son, Charles R. Walgreen Jr., took over in 1939, followed by Charles R. Walgreen III in the 1950s.
- Jack Link’s. The original beef jerky recipe was created by Jack Link's great-grandfather, Chris Link, who sold dried meat in the 1880s.
- Lego. The Lego Group was founded by Ole Kirk Christiansen in 1932. His son, Godtfred, switched from wooden blocks to the interlocking plastic brick design in 1958