CANDY MAN, BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1888

candy box

russellstover 

        Russell Stover
(May 6, 1888 – May 11, 1954)

Russell Stover was the founder of Russell Stover Candies. He
and his wife Clara tried their hand at farming early on, but gave
up after heavy rains destroyed their crop; instead Russell went
to work for a candy company.  

 

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posted by Bob Karm in BIRTHDAY,Confection,HISTORY,INDUSTRY and have Comment (1)

One Response to “CANDY MAN, BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1888”

  1. J. Cool, staff reporter says:

    J. Cool, staff reporter here to say “I always thought
    “Sammy” was the Candy Man”! Wow! the things you
    can learn at the site!!!

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