William A. Breyer

William A. Breyer

Birth
Wittenberg, Landkreis Wittenberg, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Death 23 Jul 1882 (aged 53–54)
Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 29377083 · View Source
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Businessman. He founded the ice cream manufacturing company "Breyer's Ice Cream". He mixed "pure ingredients" and fresh fruit to make an ice cream that made Philadelphia famous. The family began wholesale production, and eventually opened retail ice cream shops. The Frankford ice cream merchant died of small pox.

Bio by: rjschatz


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Gravesite Details Originally interred in Franklin Cemetery.

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  • Originally Created by: rjschatz
  • Added: 28 Aug 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 29377083
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William A. Breyer (1828–23 Jul 1882), Find A Grave Memorial no. 29377083, citing West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .