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Duncan Hines

Born: 1880-03-26 - Died: 1959-03-15
Cause of Death:
Lung Cancer

Death Summary: Hines died from lung cancer in 1959.

He was buried in Fairview Cemetery in his hometown of Bowling Green, KY.

Who was Duncan Hines : While famous for cake mix, Duncan Hines was actually a writer of travel guides, and a restaurant/hotel critic.

He published a cookbook in 1939, and by '47, his name was well respected. It was then that Roy H. Park, an entrepreneur, wanted to sell kitchen products using the Duncan Hines name. That name was eventually sold to Procter & Gamble.
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  1. Emma hines Says:


  2. robert donovan Says:

    i only recently really started reading about mr. hines. he must have been a very unusual and facinating man. there should be more on the web!

  3. Shaniqua Says:

    sooo moist!!! thats why its called suppper moistttt!

  4. kudo Says:

    i love your cake!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. alexis Says:

    i love his food it so great did know he was dead tho

  6. zareya Says:

    omg i luv yo cakes n i love to bake your stuff like on birthdays,holiadays ,n other time like when im board 😉 ur cake mix is cook i like to lick the bowle it be on my face

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