Vincent Price, Sr. was born 30 July 1871 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York to Vincent Clarence Price (1832-1914) and Harriet Elizabeth White (1838-1917) and died 18 June 1948 of unspecified causes. He married Marguerite Cobb Wilcox (1874-1946) 1894 in Troy, Rensselaer County, New York.


Actor Vincent Price's father. Vincent Senior came to St. Louis from a Chicago suburb in 1902 to co-found the National Candy Company. He went on to become a national leader in the confectionery and corn syrup industries, and was a local civic leader who was active in work with the Boy Scouts, the Chamber of Commerce, and St. Peter's Episcopal Church.

Gravestone of Vincent Price, Sr in Bellefontaine Cemetery, Saint Louis MO.


Offspring of Vincent Price, Sr. and Marguerite Cobb Wilcox (1874-1946)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Harriet Price (1898-1967)
James Mortimer Price (1899-1975)
Lara Louise Price (1904-1983)
Vincent Leonard Price (1911-1993) 27 May 1911 St. Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, United States 25 October 1993 Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States Edith Williams (1907-1977) Elenor Mary Grant (1917-2002) Edith Williams (1907-1977) Elenor Mary Grant (1917-2002) Coral Edith Brown (1913-1991)


Vital Records

1930 US Federal Census

Recorded at Clayton, St Louis Co, Missouri Residence: 6320 Forsythe Blvd.

  • Vincent L. Price - m/59 - b:IL - head - ocp: president candy company
  • Margaret Price - f/56 - b:WI - wife
  • Vincent Price Jr. - m/18 - b:MO - Son
  • Zita Badnidistel - f/32 - b:MO - Servant
  • Edna Tupher - f/23 - b:MO - Servant
  • John M Hughs - m/41 - b:IN - Servant
  • Harriet Wilson - f/33 - b:IL - Daughter
  • Marvin Wilson - m/9 - b:MO - Grandson
  • Anne Wilson - f/7 - b:MO - Granddaughter



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