Abraham Anderson

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Abraham Anderson (1829 – June 10, 1915) was an American businessman, the founder of the Anderson Preserving Company in 1860. In 1869 he partnered with Joseph A. Campbell and their company became Campbell's Soup in 1920.[1][2]


He was born in 1829.[1]

He worked as an icebox manufacturer, and in 1860 founded the Anderson Preserving Company. In 1869 he teamed up with Joseph A. Campbell.[3][4] In 1876 he left the company.[3]

He died on June 10, 1915, in Haddonfield, New Jersey.[1]


  1. ^ a b c "Abraham Anderson" (PDF). 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. ^ a b Robert Heide and John Gilman (writer) (2006). New Jersey: Daytripping, Backroads, Eateries, Funky Adventures. Macmillan. 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. ^ Martha Esposito Shea and Mike Mathis (writer) (2002). Campbell Soup Company. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 0-7385-1058-0.