Alexander L Taggart

Alexander Lewthwaite Taggart

  • American

Alexander L Taggart, an American bakery company owner in Indianapolis, Indiana, notable for giving the world Wonder Bread. - AsNotedIn

Notable Position Organization From To
Partner Taggart Baking Company 1905



Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1882/00/00 Alexander Lewthwaite Taggart is born the son of Alexander Taggart in Indianapolis Indiana. Born
1905/00/00 Alexander Taggart Sr establishes the Taggart Baking Company with his brother, Joseph, and his son, Alexander L Taggart. Work
1921/05/24 The first loaves of Wonder Bread arrive at grocery stores. Weighing a pound and a half, the new soft, white bread has an even texture and a resilience that keeps it from crumbling even when spread with a topping like peanut butter. Work Wonder Bread
1931/00/00 Lillian Taggart is photographed by Charles Bretzman. Mrs Taggart lives on N Washington Street with her husband Alexander and their daughters Florence, Elizabeth, Mona and Helen. Home Taggart Residence, Indianapolis Indianapolis
1962/00/00 Alexander Lewthwaite Taggart dies. He is buried at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis. Died Crown Hill Cemetery Indianapolis
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