Sidney Applebaum Wiki, Biography, Age, Family, Girlfriend, Images and facts

Sidney Applebaum was an well settled American businessman and also a cofounder of Rainbow Foods. He was president of Rainbow Foods through many ownership changes until year 1996. In following year 1997 he bought four Holiday Food store in the city Fridley, Bloomington, Plymouth and Burnsville.

Sidney Applebaum


Sidney Applebaum was born on 28 February, 1924 in Minnesota. After living for 92 years unfortunately He was died on August 6, 2016.

Wiki | Biography

Sidney Applebaum was born and spent her early golden days of his childhood in Saint Paul, Minnesota. His zodiac sign is Pisces. He was born into middle class family. He was the second youngest child and youngest son of his parent’s 9 child. He used to help his father’s in his business of fruit shop. He was bundled soap and worked as a box boy and delivered fruit for his father’s stall. He wanted to do business instead of job so after her graduation he joined his father’s business. He did his graduation from Humboldt Senior High School in west St. Paul.

Full NameSidney Applebaum
Date of Birth28 February, 1924
Age92 years old
BirthplaceSaint Paul, Minnesota
Zodiac sign / Sun signPisces
Famous ForRainbow Foods
SchoolNot Known
CollegeHumboldt Senior High School
Educational QualificationsGraduate
DebutNot Known
Years ActiveNA


He grew his father’s business rapidly with his skills. In 1979 his business included about 30 metro are and also one in Duluth. In same year chain of his business was sold to “National Tea Co.” But Applebaum continued to working for them. After sometime all chain was again sold to “Gateway Foods”. D. B. Reinhart (CEO of Gateway Foods) and Sid Applebaum together grew the Applebaum’s supermarket and they made second-largest grocery chain in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul area after applying Applebaum’s idea to start “Rainbow Foods” by changing some of the old Applebaum stores to the new one. This new chain started on October 1, 1983. He was remain the president of Rainbow Foods when ownership changes until 1996. In following year of 1997 he bought four Holiday Foods store in the city Plymouth, Bloomington, Fridley and Burnsville. After 18 month this all are sold to “Supervalu” and later converted to “Cub foods store”. He almost worked until last week of life. He won many awards and was happily involved in Twin Cities community. One of his son mentioned that Applebaum helped to run the St. Paul Winter Carnival and the Olympic Festival.

Family and Cast

Sid Applebaum was born into Christian family from Saint Paul, Minnesota. His father name is Oscar Applebaum and he was businessmen. His mother name is Bertha Applebaum. Oscar and Bertha had 9 childrens together in which Sid was  the youngest son and second youngest child of nine. His parents are immigrated to the US from Russia at the time of their honeymoon.

Father NameOscar Applebaum
Mother NameBertha Applebaum
Siblings NameNot Known

Girlfriend/Wife and Relationships

Sid Applebaum was married to Lorraine on 17 September. The couple would have celebrated their 70th marriage anniversary on 17 September , 2016. Sid and Lorraine has one son and daughter together. They had eight grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Wife NameLorraine 
Marital StatusMarried

Social Media

FacebookNot Known
TwitterNot Known
InstagramNot Known

Some lesser known Interesting facts

  • He died at the age of 92 years.
  • He was cofounder of Rainbow Foods.
  • At the time when his food chain was under owned by other Applebaum continued on, working for them.
  • Applebaum and D. B. Reinhart (CEO of Gateway Foods). together grew his food chain to become the second-largest grocery chain in Minneapolis–Saint Paul.

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