|Birth Day||March 14, 1849|
|Age||170 YEARS OLD|
Chemist and president of the Victor G. Bloede Company which manufactured chemicals and made advances in methods of dyeing cotton fabrics. In his career he received 15 or 20 patents for his chemical processes.
He worked at Chemical Works in Brooklyn where he learned chemical manufacturing and pharmaceutical preparations.
He invented the adhesive on stamps and envelopes.
He married Elise Schon, who he had five children with, on June 5, 1883.
He was a contemporary of fellow German chemist August Kekule.