Charles Leiper Grigg

Inventor

1868 – 1940

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Who was Charles Leiper Grigg?

Charles Leiper Grigg was the inventor of Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime soda, better known by its later name, 7 Up. He invented the drink in October 1929. Grigg became acquainted with the carbonated beverage business after moving to St. Louis, Missouri. Prior to inventing 7 Up, Grigg had created an orange soft drink named "Whistle" for the Vess Soda Company. It is still made and sold in St. Louis.

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Born
May 11, 1868
Missouri
Died
Apr 16, 1940

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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