Donald Goerke

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Birthday
8, 1926
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Jan 10, 2010 (83)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
8, 1926
Birthplace
Wisconsin
Death Date
Jan 10, 2010 (83)

About

Campbell's Soup executive who invented SpaghettiOs, earning the nickname The Daddy-O of SpaghettiOs.

Before Fame

He created SpaghettiOs after trying to find a product both appealing to children and also able to withstand canning and reheating.

Trivia

He was also known for inventing the Campbell's Chunky Soup line. His most famous invention, SpaghettiOs, became a bestseller with more than 140 million cans sold annually at the time of his death.

Family Life

He had two sons and a daughter with his wife June Marie Uthus.

Associated With

His SpaghettiOs became known also for their catchy musical tagline, "Uh-Oh, SpaghettiOs!," which was sung by Jimmie Rodgers.