Jacob Perkins

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Birthday
9, 1766
Birthplace
Newburyport, MA
Death Date
Jul 30, 1849 (83)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
9, 1766
Birthplace
Newburyport, MA
Death Date
Jul 30, 1849 (83)

About

Mechanical engineer who invented the refrigerator and a version of the steam engine.

Before Fame

He worked as an apprentice for a goldsmith.

Trivia

He patented many devices including a mechanism called the cooking apparatus.

Family Life

He married Hannah Greenleaf on November 11, 1790.

Associated With

He was influenced by Thomas Alva Edison.