Charles Gulden

The Father of American Mustard
Birth Name:
Charles Gulden
Birth Date:
September 23, 1843
Birth Place:
New York City, New York
Death Date:
August 15, 1916
Place of Death:
318 W 102nd Street, New York, New York
Cause of Death:
Extended illness
Cemetery Name:
Woodlawn Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Business and Finance
Charles Gulden is known as "The Father of American Mustard" and the founder of Gulden's. Gulden's is the third largest American manufacturer of mustard, after French's and Grey Poupon. It is the oldest continuously operating mustard brand in the United States. Gulden's mustard won awards in 1869 and 1883. It also earned awards at the World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago 1893, the Exposition Universelle, Paris 1900, the Sesquicentennial International Exposition in Philadelphia in 1926, and the Napa Valley Mustard Festival in 2005.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Woodlawn Cemetery

4199 Webster Avenue

Bronx, New York, 10470


North America


Grave Location:

Hickory Knoll, Section 126

Grave Location Description

From the Jerome Avenue entrance, drive straight ahead and then turn left on Park Avenue. Drive a short distance and turn left again on Spruce Avenue. Park at the intersection of Spruce Avenue and Hickory Avenue and the Gulden mausoleum can be found at the intersection on the road.

Grave Location GPS

40.891079, -73.876442



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