KELLOGG, George [1812-1901] -- American inventor (chain manufacture) and manufacturer
He was graduated from Wesleyan university, Middletown, Conn., in 1837,
and was married, Aug. 25, 1837, to Jane Elizabeth Crosby of Middletown.
He was principal of Sumter academy, S.C., 1838-42;
was a manufacturer of pins in Birmingham, Conn., 1842-44,
and in that year invented the jack-chain machine,
applied to the manufacture of well-chains.
He went to England with the jack-chain, hook and eye, and pin machines in 1844
and established a manufactory of hooks and eyes with American machinery in Redditch, England.
He engaged in the manufacture of surgical instruments at Birmingham, Conn., 1846-55,
and in the latter year, in order to give his daughter,
the advantages of superior musical instruction, removed to New York city,
where he was a manufacturer of dental supplies, l856-62.
He was the defendant's expert in the suit
of the Singer vs. the Grover & Baker and Wheeler & Wilson companies in 1857.
He was U.S. revenue officer in New York, 1863-60,
and was employed as plaintiff's expert in the phonographic copyright suit
of Graham vs. Pitman in 1864.
He accompanied his daughter to Europe in 1867
and in 1868 established in London a manufactory of hats.
On his return he resided in Cold Springs, N.Y.
He died in New Hartford, Conn., May 6, 1901.