Ed Hope

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Ed Hope in January 1967
Ed Hope placing Bel, a cryopreserved dog, in a cryocapsule on January 1, 1966

Edward Francis "Ed" Hope[1] (born c. 1920)[2] was the president of the Cryo-Care Equipment Corporation,[1] a company that manufactured cryocapsules and cryopreserved people for cosmetic reasons. He founded it in 1965.[3] Before starting Cryo-Care, Hope had owned a racetrack, delivered oil, operated a New Jersey nightclub called Chubby’s, and established a very lucrative career in wig making.[3]

Cryo-Care cryopreserved four people in the 1960s: "Sarah Gilbert", Louis Nisco, Eva Schulman, and Donald Kester Sr.