St Louis Chain Grocery/Supermarket Locations, 1933-1975

This is a list of all known chain grocery addresses in St Louis between 1933 and 1975, compiled from city directories, telephone books, and other sources. It is generated through a live Google Spreadsheet so it reflects the latest information I have.

Access and download the location spreadsheet via Google Sheets.


  • The Bettendorf and Rapp’s stores were listed under the consolidated name. They may have operated under the two individual banners. I don’t know for sure.
  • Kroger owned the Piggly Wiggly stores in St Louis at least as early as 1933.

Additional resources:

Store tags:

  • A&P
  • AG
  • Bettendorf-Rapp
  • Food Center
  • Gold Star
  • IGA
  • Kroger
  • National/Del Farm
  • Schnuck’s
  • Tom Boy

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