Russell Stover

stover1May 6, 1888 – May 11, 1954

Candy magnate, Russell Stover was a chemist who revolutionized the chocolate candy industry. He was the first to create a chocolate confection that would harden when it came in contact with cold – inventing the Eskimo Pie – and founded the chocolate company that bears his name. Today, the name Russell Stover is most commonly associated with the heart-shaped box of chocolates that you have to buy for your sweetheart on Valentine’s Day every year or else face the direst of romantic consequences.

Burial

Mt. Moriah Cemetery – Kansas City, MO

Specific Location

Mausoleum; Enter the main door and go up the stairs to the left, the Stovers are buried in the second room on the right.

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