Augustus Jackson Inventor

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.

Personal details

Date of birth
April 16th, 1808
United States of America
Date of death
January 11th, 1852 at age of 43


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