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John Adlum

Viticulturist

Died when: 76 years 320 days (922 months)
Star Sign: Taurus

 

John Adlum

John Adlum (April 29, 1759 – March 14, 1836) was a pioneering American viticulturalist who was the first to cultivate the Catawba grape.He is known as "the father of American viticulture" (grape-growing).

He also served in the American Revolutionary War; was a well-known surveyor; was one of the first associate judges in Lycoming County, Pennsylvania; and served in the United States Army in the War of 1812.


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