Fred Wacker

1918 - 1998

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Frederick G. Wacker Jr. (July 10, 1918 Chicago – June 16, 1998) was an engineer and former president of two large Chicago companies. He was also a prominent Chicago socialite, a jazz musician, and a racing driver. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Fred Wacker has received more than 20,132 page views. His biography is available in 15 different languages on Wikipedia. Fred Wacker is the 672nd most popular racing driver (down from 570th in 2019), the 10,797th most popular biography from United States and the 59th most popular American Racing Driver.

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Among racing drivers, Fred Wacker ranks 672 out of 888Before him are Toranosuke Takagi, Stéphane Sarrazin, Pedro Chaves, Bill Brack, Jaime Alguersuari, and Robert Doornbos. After him are Claudio Langes, Basil van Rooyen, Franco Forini, Don Edmunds, Henning Solberg, and Danny Sullivan.

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Among people born in 1918, Fred Wacker ranks 254Before him are Balasaraswati, Helen Wagner, Albertina Sisulu, Barney Ewell, Evelyn Ankers, and Adolph Kiefer. After him are Milt Schmidt, Bertie Mee, Art Cross, P. H. Newby, Wilf Mannion, and Nan Grey. Among people deceased in 1998, Fred Wacker ranks 244Before him are Catherine Cookson, Edwin Thompson Jaynes, Muriel Humphrey Brown, Cliff Barker, Eleanor Garatti, and Esther Rolle. After him are Syd Owen, Albert Gore Sr., Eddie Rabbitt, Matthew Shepard, Tony Shelly, and Keith Newton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Fred Wacker ranks 10,797 out of 15,968Before him are Callie Khouri (1957), Donald Howard Menzel (1901), Sid Eudy (1960), Lydia Lunch (1959), Oliver La Farge (1901), and Dana Vollmer (1987). After him are Margaret Qualley (1994), Matt Hughes (1973), Danica McKellar (1975), Michelle McCool (1980), Richard A. Knaak (1961), and Rod La Rocque (1898).

Among RACING DRIVERS In United States

Among racing drivers born in United States, Fred Wacker ranks 59Before him are Peter Ryan (1940), Mauri Rose (1906), Robert O'Brien (1908), Bob Sweikert (1926), Timmy Mayer (1938), and Gus Hutchison (1937). After him are Don Edmunds (1930), Danny Sullivan (1950), Rodger Ward (1921), Jim Rathmann (1928), Jack McGrath (1919), and Art Cross (1918).