Asked in Chicago
Who was William Wrigley Jr's partner in his business in Chicago?
His uncle gave him a loan under the condition that his son (William Wrigley Jr. 's cousin ) would be his partner ...
Asked in Chicago Cubs
Is Wrigley Field in the spot where Wrigley Company used to be?
No. Wrigley Field was built in 1914 originally called Weeghman Park after it's owner Charles H. Weegham. It was sold to William Wrigley Jr. in 1920 when it became known as Cubs Park. It wasn't till 1926 that they changed the name to Wrigley field after it's owner ...
Asked in Desserts, Snacks, and Treats
Immortalized by a Chicago stadium what former soap salesman introduced Spearmint in 1892 and Juicy Fruit the year after?
William Wrigley Jr
Asked in Companies
Why did the wm Wrigley jr company sell out to the mars company?
bill wrigley jr sold his wrigley co to mars on april 28th 2008 for $23 billion ! it looks like he sold out for the $$ ?? you think ?? ...
Asked in Chicago Cubs, Baseball History
The name Wrigley Field comes from one of the owners of the team What type of business did that owner have that still exists today?
William Wrigley Jr., who bought the club in 1925, was a chewing gum manufacturer whose company, William Wrigley Jr. Company, has brands today that are sold in the US called Juicy Fruit, Wrigley's Spearmint, Extra, Doublemint, among many others. Juicy Fruit and Wrigley's Spearmint are the oldest, have made their debut in 1893. ...