Walter Staunton Mack Jr.

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Walter Staunton Mack Jr.
Walter Staunton Mack, Jr. (1895-1990) in 1918.jpg
President of Pepsi-Cola
In office
Preceded by Charles Guth
Personal details
Born October 19, 1895 (1895-10-19)
Manhattan, New York City
Died March 18, 1990(1990-03-18) (aged 94)
Manhattan, New York City
Education DeWitt Clinton High School
Harvard College
Occupation Businessman, financier

Walter Staunton Mack Jr. (October 19, 1895 – March 18, 1990) was a U.S. drink businessman and financier. He was president of Pepsi-Cola from 1938 until 1951 after taking over from Charles Guth.[1]


Mack was born on October 19, 1895 in Manhattan, New York City.[1]

He graduated from DeWitt Clinton High School and from Harvard College in 1917. In World War I he joined the United States Navy, and he earned an ensign's commission while he served in the North Atlantic.[1]

He died on March 18, 1990 of heart disease at his home in Manhattan, New York City.[1]