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Frederick Waller Birkenhauer

bakery executive.

Frederick Waller Birkenhauer, American bakery executive. Member American Institute Baking (vice chairman, director), American Bakers Association (director).


Birkenhauer, Frederick Waller was born on August 16, 1888 in Newark. Son of John and Lillian Pauline (Ziehr) Birkenhauer.


Bachelor of Letters Princeton, 1910.


Treasurer New York & Pacific Hop Company, 1910-1917. President Butte County Hop Company, 1912-1916. Treasurer Wagner Pastry Company, 1918-1923.

Wagner Pastries, Inc., 1923-1925, Jochum Brothers, Inc., 1923-1925, Consumers Pie & Baking Corporation, 1923-1925. Vice president Pie Bakeries of America, Inc., 1925-1927, president, 1927-1931. Chairman of the Board, president Pie Bakeries, Inc., 1931-1936.

President Pie Bakeries of Michigan, Inc., Pie Bakeries of New York, Inc., 1931-1936. President Wagner Baking Corporation, from 1936. Also chairman; board of managers Howard Savings Institute, director National Newark & Essex Banking Company, Williams Baking Company, Scranton, Pennsylvania Trustee United Hospital of Newark, New Jersey.

Honorary director Young Men’s Christian Association. Director Junior Achievement of Hospital Crippled Children, Babies Hospital, Newark. Trustee Newark College Engineering.


Member American Institute Baking (vice chairman, director), American Bakers Association (director). Clubs: Bakers of New York.


Married Grace Marion Bittles, April.

John Birkenhauer

Lillian Pauline (Ziehr) Birkenhauer

Grace Marion Bittles