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 Louis Rueckheim

Louis Rueckheim

Birth
Germany
Death 15 Oct 1927 (aged 78)
Lakeside, Berrien County, Michigan, USA
Burial Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section K Division 1 Lot 57
Memorial ID 9836 · View Source
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Inventor. He co-invented Crackerjack (caramel-coated popcorn and peanuts, sold with a small 'prize' in each box) with his brother Frederick, in 1871 at their Chicago Popcorn stand.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 4 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9836
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Louis Rueckheim (30 Sep 1849–15 Oct 1927), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9836, citing Oak Woods Cemetery, Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .