Abraham Anderson

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Abraham Anderson (1829 – June 10, 1915) was 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". 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.