James Vernor
Name: James Vernor
Occupation: Doctor
Gender: Male
Birth Day: April 11, 1843
Age: 176
Country: United States
Zodiac Sign: Aries

Social Accounts

James Vernor

James Vernor was born on April 11, 1843 in United States (176 years old). James Vernor is a Doctor, zodiac sign: Aries. Nationality: United States. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.

Trivia

He was an original member of the Michigan Board of Pharmacy.

Net Worth 2020

Undisclosed
Find out more about James Vernor net worth here.

Physique

Height Weight Hair Colour Eye Colour Blood Type Tattoo(s)
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Before Fame

He served in the 4th Michigan Cavalry during the American Civil War.

Biography

Biography Timeline

1866

James Vernor, Sr. (April 11, 1843 – October 29, 1927) was an American pharmacist and druggist who invented Vernors brand ginger ale in 1866.

1887

Vernor was one of the original members of the Michigan Board of Pharmacy, formed in 1887, and held License No. 1 throughout his career. Vernor also served on the Detroit City Council for 25 years.

1896

In 1896, Vernor and his son James Vernor, II. closed the drugstore and together opened a new soda fountain on Woodward Avenue south of Jefferson Avenue near the riverfront ferry docks, and organized a manufacturing plant. By 1915, they expanded operations to include a bottling company, which widely manufactured Vernor's Ginger Ale.

1936

According to company legend, when Vernor left to serve in the war he had stored his experimental ginger ale syrup base in an oak cask. After returning four years later, he opened the keg and found the drink had changed through the aging process. He declared it "Deliciously different," which became the drink's motto. However, in a 1936 interview, son James Vernor, Jr. suggested that his father did not develop the formula until after the war, a theory confirmed by former company president James Vernor Davis in a 1962 interview. According to the 1911 trademark application on "Vernor's" as a name for ginger ale and extract, Vernors did not enter commerce until 1880, years after returning from the war.

🎂 Upcoming Birthday

Currently, James Vernor is 179 years, 1 months and 11 days old. James Vernor will celebrate 180th birthday on a Tuesday 11th of April 2023.

Find out about James Vernor birthday activities in timeline view here.

James Vernor trends

FAQs

  1. Who is James Vernor ?
  2. How rich is James Vernor ?
  3. What is James Vernor 's salary?
  4. When is James Vernor 's birthday?
  5. When and how did James Vernor became famous?
  6. How tall is James Vernor ?
  7. Who is James Vernor 's girlfriend?
  8. List of James Vernor 's family members?
  9. Why do people love James Vernor?