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Walter A. Anderson
(20th century)

The White Castle hamburger chain was founded in Wichita, Kansas by Walter A. Anderson and E. W. Ingram. Anderson was an insurance executive, and together with Ingram, a cook, they started the company in 1921. They sold their steam fried hamburgers, 18 per pound of ground beef, cooked on a bed of onions, for a nickel .

White Castle is the oldest hamburger chain. White Castle sells about 500 million hamburgers a year.

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There is now a White Castle Recipe Book!

 

 

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