Advertisement

Augustus Jackson

Deceased Person from United States of America

Augustus Jackson, born April 16, 1808, was an African-American candy confectioner from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jackson served as a chef in the White House during the 1820s. He left his job in the capital to return to his hometown and establish a successful ice cream business. He is best known for developing several new flavors of ice cream that became very popular at the time, especially within the African-American community.  ( Wikipedia article )

Advertisement

Personal facts

Date of birth
1808-04-16
Nationality
United States of America
Profession
Inventor, Businessperson

Death

Date of death
1852-01-11

Comment Augustus Jackson on facebook

Advertisement