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Dr John Gorrie

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Dr John Gorrie Famous memorial

Birth
Saint Kitts And Nevis
Death
29 Jun 1855 (aged 51)
Apalachicola, Franklin County, Florida, USA
Burial
Apalachicola, Franklin County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID
7595407 View Source

Dr. John Gorrie invented the first mechanical ice machine (receiving US Patent #8080 on May 6, 1851) and also was a pioneer in early research on refrigeration and air conditioning.

Dr. John Gorrie invented the first mechanical ice machine (receiving US Patent #8080 on May 6, 1851) and also was a pioneer in early research on refrigeration and air conditioning.

Bio by: Sarah King


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Sarah King
  • Added: 18 Jun 2003
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 7595407
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/7595407/john-gorrie: accessed ), memorial page for Dr John Gorrie (3 Oct 1803–29 Jun 1855), Find a Grave Memorial ID 7595407, citing John Gorrie Memorial, Apalachicola, Franklin County, Florida, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.