Was John Harvey Kellogg African American?

John Harvey Kellogg was not African-American, that is, he was not an American of African descent. John Kellogg was born in 1852 in New York. He believed that most if not all illnesses originated in the stomach or intestine's. He had a variety of more strange beliefs that today would have him laughed out of academia. His brother, the more famous of the 2, is the founder of the now-famous Kellogg's cereal company.