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Thomas L. Jenning

Thomas L. Jennings Invention

Jonathan Gipson

on 26 February 2014

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Thomas L. Jennings
Thomas Jennings was born in New York City in 1791, and also died in the city he was born in, in 1856.
In conclusion, not only are there facts on who Thomas L. Jennings was, but there were also facts upon his very important invention. I hope you enjoyed.. GOD bless your soul.
Paramount African American Technology Inventor
By: Jonathan Ramsey Gipson

The Invention
Thomas Jennings' patent was for a dry-cleaning process called "dry scouring". Today, even though a great majority of America now has washers and dryers at home, Thomas L. Jennings was the inventor of Dry Cleaning.
A little biography about Thomas L. Jennings
Thomas L. Jennings was an African-American tradesman (a person involved with trading) and abolitionist(a person who favors the abolition of a practice or institution). He was a free black who operated a dry-cleaning business in New York City, New York, and was the first African American to be granted a patent
Why this invention is important.
The invention of Dry Cleaning is important because there are people in this world who don't have the necessary tools, or the right technology to clean or fix any damages on their clothes, while a dry cleaners can, and also, for a reasonable price. The Price for Dry Cleaning is $4.95 and up, depending on what you need done.
Thomas L. Jenning
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