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 Gail Borden, Jr

Gail Borden, Jr

Birth
Norwich, Chenango County, New York, USA
Death 11 Jan 1874 (aged 72)
Borden, Colorado County, Texas, USA
Burial Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA
Plot Aurora Hill Plot, Section 7/8
Memorial ID 6854411 · View Source
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Businessman, Philanthropist, Inventor. He envisioned food concentrates as a means of safeguarding the human food supply, and was the first to develop a commercial method of condensing milk. The dairy company founded by him (renamed Borden, Incorperated, in 1968) expanded and diversified to become a sizable corporation operating in many areas of business. In 1836 he helped lay out the site of Houston, Texas. He died in Borden, Texas in 1874, and his body was shipped by private car to New York to be buried in Woodlawn Cemetery.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Clay Homister
  • Added: 15 Oct 2002
  • Find A Grave Memorial 6854411
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Gail Borden, Jr (9 Nov 1801–11 Jan 1874), Find A Grave Memorial no. 6854411, citing Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, Bronx County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .