Some of the claims to chili con carne invention fame come from Texas. There is a long history of chili con carne in Texas, dating back to the mid 1800’s. You know all those pictures and movies of cowboys eating by the fire at night. Chances are, if they were in texas, they were munching some delicious chili con carne.
There are also different claims to inventing chili con carne from Mexico. In fact, it seems very likely Mexico invented chili con carne. So, there isn’t an official person who invented chili con carne, but we can say that the chance is big that it’s invented in Texas or in Mexico.