Home » NULL » Jackson, Charles Thomas

Jackson, Charles Thomas

Born: 1805 AD
Died: 1880 AD
3 (60%) 40 votes

US chemist, geologist, inventor, and physician


discovered that inhalation of sulfuric ether induced temporary loss of consciousness, suggesting to William Morton that ether might be useful as surgical anesthetic


subsequently claimed credit for discovery of ether anesthesia


disputed with Samuel Morse over priority in invention of telegraph, claiming to have invented 1st working model 1840

3 (60%) 40 votes