Sam Born (September 10, 1891 – March 23, 1959) was an American businessman, candy-maker and inventor.
Born to a Jewish family in Russia, Born immigrated to the United States in 1910.He also owned the candy company,Just Born In 1916 Sam Born was awarded the "key to the city" of San Francisco for inventing a machine that mechanically inserted sticks into lollipops. In 1923 in New York City he founded Just Born company, a candy manufacturer that still manufactures Peeps, Mike and Ike, and Hot Tamales.
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