Eskimo Pie Bars Patented

On January 24, 1922, the patent was granted to Russell Stover for the Eskimo Pie ice cream bar. The treat helped propel growth for Stover’s company, Russell Stover Candies, which moved its headquarters to Kansas City in 1931.

Based upon content from the book Missouri 365: This Day in Missouri History by John W. Brown, broadcaster and Missouri historian. Get your copy at Reedy Press.

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