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Meaning of Hershey

Her•shey

Pronunciation: (hûr'shē), [key]
— n.
  1. born 1908, U.S. biologist: helped lay the foundation of modern molecular genetics; Nobel prize for medicine 1969.
  2. 1893–1977, U.S. Army general: director of the Selective Service System 1941–70.
  3. 1857–1945, U.S. businessman: founder of chocolate manufacturing company.
  4. a town in central Pennsylvania. 13,249.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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