Pemberton, John Stith

Born: Jul 08, 1831 AD
Died: 1888 AD, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Inventor

1831 - Born on the 8th of July.

1853 - Pemberton married Wesleyan College student Ann Eliza Clifford Lewis and moved to Columbus, Georgia.

1870 - He moved his family to Atlanta and in March of that year was given US patent for an Improved Medical Compound From Globe Flower.

1886 - He created the formula in a brass kettle in his backyard on the 8th of May.

1887 - Sold Coca-Cola formula to Asa Griggs Candler.

1888 - Died on the 16th of August, only a few months after Candler incorporated the first Coca Cola Corporation.
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