Fred Baur

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Birthday
14, 1918
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
May 4, 2008 (89)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
14, 1918
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
May 4, 2008 (89)

About

Chemist and inventor who invented the iconic, cylindrical container for Pringles potato chips. He is also known for several other notable inventions, such as freeze-dried ice cream.

Before Fame

He was born in Toledo, Ohio and earned his PhD from Ohio State University.

Trivia

After his cremation, his ashes were buried in a can of Pringles.

Family Life

He was married to a woman named Elaine and had children named Linda, Lawrence and Ronald.

Associated With

He and Charles Martin Hall are both famous inventors and chemists from Ohio.