After his father died in 1884, Wacker became president of the Wacker and Birk Brewing and Malting Company. He was later president of the McAvoy Brewing Company, and director of the Chicago Heights Land Association, Corn Exchange National Bank, Chicago Title and Trust Company, and South Elevator Company, and was part of a consortium of Chicago brewers who underwrote the methods that facilitated the commercialization of refrigeration machines.
Wacker was a director of the 1893 Columbian Exposition held in Chicago.
Wacker Drive, built as part of the Burnham Plan, and Charles H. Wacker Elementary School are named in his honor.
Photograph was taken by Ashley Vehnekamp at Graceland Cemetery in Chicago, IL.
Canvas is 1.5" deep and 24"x36". Has a semi-gloss finish and is shipped directly from printer.