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He was founder and eponym of the Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company in 1891.
He was founder and eponym of the Wm. William Mills Wrigley Jr. was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on September 30, 1861, the son of Mary Ann (née Ladley) and William Mills Wrigley Sr. His family were Quakers of English descent.
and his wife died, their son William Wrigley III took over both enterprises.
Wrigley Jr. Company, and also the family hobby, the Chicago Cubs, as owner until his death. During World War II, Wrigley founded the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League as a promotional sideline to maintain interest in baseball as the World War II military draft was depleting major-league rosters of first-line players. and his wife died, their son William Wrigley III took over both enterprises. The Cubs were sold to the Tribune Company in 1981, ending over 60 years of Wrigley association with the team, save the name of the ballpark itself, which remains Wrigley Field.
A brief biography of William Wrigley, Jr. and his chewing gum company. William Wrigley Jr. (Lives And Times). This book makes for a great, readable biography about the marketing genius behind the Wrigley's Chewing Gum fortune. His philanthropy is a highlight of this book, and his love for the Cubs, of course. Written for younger grades - and it's about gum! For another bubble gum biography, try Pop! by Meghan McCarthy.
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Life His great-grandson, William Wrigley, Jr. II, is the executive chairman and . Wrigley was inducted into the Junior Achievement .
Wrigley was born in September 1861, during the Civil War, in Philadelphia. In 1891, at the age of 29, Wrigley moved from Philadelphia to Chicago. His great-grandson, William Wrigley, Jr. II, is the executive chairman and former CEO of the Wrigley Company. Business Hall of Fame in 2000. William Wrigley, Jr. on the cover of Time in 1929.
The Wm. Company, known as the Wrigley Company, is an American chewing gum (Wrigley's gum) company founded on April 1, 1891, by William Wrigley J. based in the Global Innovation Center (GIC) in Goose Island, Chicago, Illinois
The Wm. based in the Global Innovation Center (GIC) in Goose Island, Chicago, Illinois. It is wholly owned by Mars, Incorporated, and along with Mars chocolate bars and other candy products makes up Mars Wrigley Confectionery. It is the largest manufacturer and marketer of chewing gum in the world.
English: William Wrigley, Jr. (September 30, 1861–January 26, 1932) was a .
Deutsch: William Wrigley junior. English: William Wrigley, Jr. He was founder and eponym of the Wm. He was born in Philadelphia. Español: William Wrigley Jr. (30 de septiembre de 1861–26 de enero de 1932). Français: William Wrigley Jr. Lëtzebuergesch: William Wrigley Jr. William Wrigley. American businessman (1861-1932).
William Wrigley Jr. is best known for his chewing gum. But what was his childhood like? Why did he build the Wrigley Building?
book by Margaret C. Hall. is rumored to have co-founded his namesake company with a lesser-known Canadian named M. Bessemer, who was a close childhood friend of Wrigley J. .YouTube Encyclopedic.
For other people by this name, see William Wrigley. William L. Born. 1861-09-30)September 30, 1861.
William Wrigley, J. American salesman and manufacturer whose company became the largest producer and distributor of chewing gum in the world. Wrigley went to work as a traveling soap salesman for his father’s company at age 13. In 1891 he went to Chicago as a soap distributor and there started. The Wrigley Building on the north bank of the Chicago River in Chicago.
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