John Mackey wanted to fight off the activist investors attacking Whole Foods. He found a savior in Amazon, a company blamed for laying waste to retailers.
NYS Entity Status
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NOVEMBER 13, 2013
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DOMESTIC NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION
2013 - MARGARET L. WENDT MEMORIAL ORGAN MAINTENANCE FUND, INC.
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The head of an organization for descendants of the Tuskegee Syphilis Study said the money could help fund college scholarships the group provides, and members would like to develop a memorial garden dedicated to the men.The Voices group has sent a letter to U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson asking him to withhold a decision on the money until they have time to hire a lawyer and file documents in the long-running, class-action lawsuit over the study.[...] revealed by The Associated Press in 1972, the study ended and the men sued, resulting in the settlement.