James Vernor

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Birthday
11, 1843
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 29, 1927 (84)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
11, 1843
Birthplace
New York
Death Date
Oct 29, 1927 (84)

About

American pharmacist most famous for inventing Vernor's ginger ale in 1866.

Before Fame

He served in the 4th Michigan Cavalry during the American Civil War.

Trivia

He was an original member of the Michigan Board of Pharmacy.

Family Life

He and his son, James Vernor II, opened a soda fountain on Woodward Ave. in 1896.

Associated With

He and C. Everett Koop are both famous doctors from the state of New York.