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Walter Anderson

(1880-1963)

  • Co-founded White Castle restaurants in Wichita, oldest hamburger chain, with Billy Ingram
  • Fast food pioneer who made hamburgers popular
  • Developed assembly line kitchen
  • Produced first paper hats
  • Built a reputation for cleanliness

Find more about Walter Anderson and White Castle restaurants in Kansapedia.

For a fun opportunity to learn about Walter Anderson and other Kansas entrepreneurs see the Risk Takers and Pizza Makers standards-based tour.

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