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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Who Invented the "Tom and Jerry"? #kentuckypioneers #kygenealogy


Who Invented the "Tom and Jerry"? 

Tom and Jerry DrinkA Kentucky newspaper claims the invention and the drink known as a Tom and Jerry for Jack Shingler, an eccentric old shoemaker, originated it a third of a century ago and named it after Thomas Jefferson and the Biblical prophet, Jeremiah." 

Source:The Jones Headlight, published Gray's Station, Georgia, May 5, 1888.  Bourbon County KY Genealogy Resources

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