Frederick McKinley Jones

Inventor

1893 – 1961

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Who was Frederick McKinley Jones?

Frederick McKinley Jones was an African-American inventor, entrepreneur, winner of the National Medal of Technology, and inductee of the National Inventors Hall of Fame. His innovations in refrigeration brought great improvement to the long-haul transportation of perishable goods.

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Born
May 17, 1893
Cincinnati
Also known as
  • Frederick Jones
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Feb 21, 1961

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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