John Winslow Jones, Portland, ca. 1870

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John Winslow Jones, Portland, ca. 1870

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John Winslow Jones was the nephew of Isaac and Nathan Winslow who invented the sealed canning process. He took over the tin can business and became a canning magnate. Winslow Packing Co. was known for canned corn and owned a patent on corn processing.

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  • Title: John Winslow Jones, Portland, ca. 1870
  • Creation Date: circa 1870
  • Subject Date: circa 1870
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: Coll. 1789
  • Collection: Winslow's World Renowned Green Corn Company scrapbook
  • Object Type: Image

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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