Jay Hungerford Smith

Jay Hungerford Smith

Birth
Fine, St. Lawrence County, New York, USA
Death 1932 (aged 76–77)
Burial Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA
Plot Range 4 Lot 128
Memorial ID 10534072 · View Source
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Businessman. He graduated from the University of Michigan in 1877 as a pharmaceutical chemist and became a drugstore operator. He founded the J. Hungerford Smith Company, manufacturers and suppliers of fruit syrups for soda fountains, after discovering an interest in, and talent for, the development of superior syrups while working with drugstore fountains. The company became the leading national supplier of syrups for ice cream and soda fountains, with the Rochester Root Beer brand becoming particularly well renowned.

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  • Added: 27 Feb 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10534072
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jay Hungerford Smith (20 Feb 1855–1932), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10534072, citing Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, Monroe County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .