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Gail Borden, Jr
Birth: Nov. 9, 1801
Chenango County
New York, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1874
Colorado County
Texas, USA

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. 
Family links: 
  Penelope Mercer Borden (1811 - 1844)*
  Emeline E Eno Borden (1808 - 1890)*
  Mary Borden (1829 - 1833)*
  Henry Lee Borden (1832 - 1902)*
  Philadelphia Wheeler Borden Johnson (1837 - 1880)*
  Stephen Austin Borden (1839 - 1844)*
  Mary Jane Borden Munsill (1841 - 1912)*
  John Gail Borden (1844 - 1891)*
*Calculated relationship
Woodlawn Cemetery
Bronx County
New York, USA
Plot: Aurora Hill Plot, Section 7/8
GPS (lat/lon): 40.89267, -73.86525
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Clay Homister
Record added: Oct 15, 2002
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