Who invented it? Bubblegum was invented by a man named Walter E. DIEMER.
What was it used for? Bubblegum is used for blowing bubbles and chewing gum.
When was it first invented or used? It was first invented in Philadelphia, PA in 1928.
How was Bubblegum invented? Well, it was invented because in Philadelphia at Fleer Chewing Gum Company, Walter E. DIEMER was playing around with new gum recipes and created a formula that was less sticky and stretched more.
Why was his invention a success? It's fun to chew and blow bubbles. He took a five lb. glop of the stuff to a grocery store. It sold out that day.
Trivia! Walter E. DIEMER received no money for his invention of bubblegum.
The Fleer Company marketed DIEMER'S creation of bubblegum. He taught salesmen how to blow bubbles to show how it was different from other gums.
Books World Book Encyclopedia , vol. 2, copyright 2004
Got this off the web - no guarantees that it is correct, tho'