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 John Bacon Curtis

John Bacon Curtis

Birth
Hampden, Penobscot County, Maine, USA
Death 13 Jun 1897 (aged 69)
Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Burial Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA
Plot Sec-A Lot-136West Grv-8
Memorial ID 21128 · View Source
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Businessman and Inventor. He began manufacturing chewing gum out of sap from spruce trees in 1848, and became wealthy after it became popular with the public.

Bio by: Russ Dodge


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  • Added: 3 Apr 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21128
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Bacon Curtis (10 Oct 1827–13 Jun 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21128, citing Evergreen Cemetery, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .