Joseph A. Campbell

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Joseph Albert Campbell (May 15, 1817 - March 27, 1900) was the founder of Campbell's Soup in 1869 when he partnered with Abraham Anderson.[1][2][3]


He was born on May 15, 1817 in Bridgeton, New Jersey.[4] In 1869 he founded the company that would become Campbell's Soup. He died on March 27, 1900.[5] He is buried in Woodlands Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.[6]

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  1. ^ "Abraham Anderson". New York Times. June 12, 1915. Retrieved 2010-10-28. "Abraham Anderson, a veteran soup maker and founder of the business of the Joseph Campbell Company, died on Wednesday night at his home in Haddonfield. ..." 
  2. ^ You Know You're in New Jersey. ISBN 0-7627-3939-8. "Founded in Camden in 1869 by Joseph Campbell and Abraham Anderson, this successful business ..." 
  3. ^ Robert Heide and John Gilman (writer) (2006). New Jersey: Daytripping, Backroads, Eateries, Funky Adventures. Macmillian. p. 129. ISBN 0-312-34156-3. "The Campbell's Soup Company was begun when Joseph Campbell, a fruit merchant, and Abram Anderson, an icebox manufacturer, ... Arthur Dorance and Joseph Campbell then formed a new company called the Joseph Campbell Preserve Company. ..." 
  4. ^ Maxine N. Lurie and Marc Mappen (ed.). "Joseph Campbell". Encyclopedia of New Jersey. p. 115. Retrieved 2010-10-28. ".... Joseph Campbell was born in Bridgeton, the son of Presbyterian fruit-farmers. His marriage to Sarah Boyd Foster in ..." 
  5. ^ "Family Group to Sell Stake in Campbell Soup Co.". Washington Post. December 19, 1989. Retrieved 2010-10-28. "... Joseph Campbell founded the company in 1869 but when he died in 1900 it was ..." 
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