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Posted on Mar 3, 2020

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Thomas Jennings the African-American inventor dry-cleaning

Mar 3, 2020 – Mar 10, 2020
Thomas Jennings, a free-born New Yorker who became a leader of the abolitionist movement, made his fortune as the inventor of a dry-cleaning process called “dry scouring.” Born in 1791, Jennings was 30 years old when he received his patent on March 3, 1821 (U.S. patent 3306x), becoming The first African-American inventor to own the rights to his invention.
Valid Mar 3, 2020 – Mar 10, 2020
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