Comments for: Caribou celebrates homegrown inventor of frozen french fries

Posted Oct. 24, 2013, at 10:52 a.m.

Caribou native Olof Powers Pierson is credited for many inventions during his engineering career, but the one mentioned in newspapers from Boston to British Columbia when he died in 1993 was the mechanism for producing frozen french fried potatoes. On the day Pierson would have turned 107, his hometown launched …

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