Evaporated Milk Patented

On November 25, 1884 John B. Meyenberg, an immigrant from Switzerland residing in St. Louis, patented evaporated milk.   

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

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