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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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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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Milestones: 1853 George Crum invents the Saratoga Chip, a thin French fry, now known as the potato chip 1960 Crum opened his own restaurant, featuring potato chips in a basket placed on every table..

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Potato_chip

Potato chips are a predominant part of the snack food and convenience food market in Western countries. The global potato chip market generated total revenue of US$16.49 billion in 2005. This accounted for 35.5% of the total savory snacks market in that year ($46.1 billion).

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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.

www.famousinventors.org/george-crum

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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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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Milestones: 1853 George Crum invents the Saratoga Chip, a thin French fry, now known as the potato chip 1960 Crum opened his own restaurant, featuring potato chips in a basket placed on every table..

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George Crum's wiki: George Speck (also called George Crum; c. 1824– July 22, 1914) was a man of mixed ancestry, including St. Regis (Akwesasne) Mohawk Indian, African-American, and possibly German. He worked as a hunter, guide, and cook in the Adirondacks, who became renowned for his culinary skills after being hired at Moon’s Lake House on Saratoga Lake, near Saratoga Springs, New York.

www.todayifoundout.com/index.php/2014/09/real-story-potato-chip

The prevailing story of the origin of the potato chip starts in Saratoga Springs, New York, a historically affluent and resort community. It was 1853, eight years before the beginning of the Civil War. Known for its mineral springs and their supposed rejuvenation properties, Saratoga Springs had ...