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Gail Borden
Gail Borden Jr was a native New Yorker who settled in Texas in 1829, where he worked as a land surveyor, newspaper editor, and inventor. He created a process in 1853 to produce sweetened condensed milk. Prior to that, Borden helped plan the cities of Houston and Galveston in 1836. Borden's process of making sweetened condensed milk allows dairy products to be transported and stored without refrigeration and for a longer time than raw milk. Returning to the New York area to market another product, he set up condensed milk factories in Connecticut, then New York and Illinois. High demand for its products by the Union Army during the US Civil War. His New York Condensed Milk Company was renamed the Borden Dairy Company after his death.
BornGail Borden II, November 9, 1801, Norwich, Chenango County, New York, US
DiedJanuary 11, 1874 (aged 72), Borden, Colorado County, Texas, US
Resting placeWoodlawn Cemetery, Woodlawn, Bronx, New York, US
CitizenshipAmerican, Mexican
Occupationcounty surveyor, cartographer, schoolteacher, newspaper owner, soldier, politician, inventor, businessman
EmployerMexican government, Republic of Texas government, self-employed
Known forFor being the inventor of condensed milk
Spouse(s)Penelope Mercer
Parent(s)Gail Borden Jr. (father) and Philadelphia Wheeler (mother)
RelativesThomas Borden (brother), John Borden (brother)

About Gail Borden

Inventor Gail Borden was born in Norwich, New York, United States on November 9, 1801. He dies at the age of 72, on January 11, 1874.

He is well known as one of America's first food scientists for creating a method for condensing milk to improve its shelf life. He also devised the"meat biscuit", a portable concentrated source of nutrition for stylers traveling the plains.

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Gail Borden before becoming famous

Gail Borden was born in the Zodiac sign Scorpio (The Scorpion), and 1801 is also the year of Rooster (雞) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He earned his only formal education in Indiana and spent several years working as a county surveyor in Mississippi.

Achievement of Gail Borden

Despite its popularity, his meat biscuit was widely adopted by established commercial interests, and he lost so much money on the venture that he sought partners to assist him in launching his condensed milk venture.

Gail Borden's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

He was born in Norwich, New York, to a pioneer family and spent much of his boyhood on the road.

Gail Borden Collabed with

Entrepreneur Frank Mars came up with a technique to commercialize milk while working on a method to preserve it by blending it with chocolate to create a tasty candy bar.

Gail Borden Income & Net worth

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Gail Borden Height and Weight

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Latest information about Gail Borden updated on March 24 2023.