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Crum's sister, Kate Wicks, claimed to be the real inventor of the potato chip. Wick’s obituary, published in The Saratogian in 1924, read, "A sister of George Crum, Mrs. Catherine Wicks, died at the age of 102, and was the cook at Moon’s Lake House.

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George Crum was an American native, widely credited with the invention of the first potato chips. Crum’s birth name was George Speck and he was born in New York in 1822 to Abraham and Catherine Speck. Abraham was African American whereas Catherine was an indigenous American belonging to the Huron race, so George was of mixed race.

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Lay's potato chips became the first successfully marketed national brand. The industry that George Crum launched in 1853 continues to grow and prosper. Potato chips have become America's favorite snack. U.S. retail sales of potato chip are over $6 billion a year.

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George Speck (also called George Crum; c. 1824 – July 22, 1914) was an American chef. He worked as a hunter, guide, and cook in the Adirondack mountains, and became renowned for his culinary skills after being hired at Moon’s Lake House on Saratoga Lake, near Saratoga Springs, New York.

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George Crum Inventor of Potato Chips. Every time a person crunches into a potato chip, he or she is enjoying the delicious taste of one of the world's most famous snacks – a treat that might not exist without the contribution of black inventor George Crum.

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George Crum By:Dylan M. Do you like potato chips well I'll tell you one thing my name is George Crum , and I'm the one who made the potato chip and if you like them thank me. I was born in New York in 1822.As a youth, I worked as a wild animal trapper as well as a guide working at the Adirondack Mountains.

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Feb 22, 2019- Explore Ann Brown's board "George Crum/Potato Chip Inventor" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Potato chip, Potato Chips and Chip bags.

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Lay's potato chips became the first successfully marketed national brand. The industry that George Crum launched in 1853 continues to grow and prosper. Potato chips have become America's favorite snack. U.S. retail sales of potato chip are over $6 billion a year.

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However, that version of events was contradicted by his sister Kate Speck Wicks. In fact, no official accounts ever proved that Crum claimed to have invented the potato chip. But in Wick's obituary, it was stated flatly that "she first invented and fried the famous Saratoga Chips," also known as potato chips.

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Native American/African American chef George Crum invented the potato chip in Saratoga Springs, New York in 1853 for a disgruntled customer who wanted his fried potatoes crispier. [2] Founded in 1910, Mike-sells Potato Chips is the oldest potato chip company in the United States.