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  • Abner Duell Thomas, M. D. (1839 - 1909)
    A physician, serving as such during the civil war. He was a successful inventor and manufacturer of cotton presses and other machinery. He lived at Little Rock, Ark., where he d. Dec. 21, 1909. THE G...
  • Brevet Brig. General Albert J. Myer (USA) (1828 - 1880)
    Albert James Myer (September 20, 1828 – August 24, 1880) was a surgeon and United States Army officer. He is known as the father of the U.S. Army Signal Corps, as its first chief signal office...
  • General William Crozier (1855 - 1942)
    William Crozier (Carrollton, Ohio, February 19, 1855 – November 11, 1942) was an American artillerist and inventor. Born at Carrollton, Ohio on February 19, 1855, Crozier was the son of Robert C...
  • Andrew Jackson Higgins (1886 - 1952)
    Andrew Jackson Higgins (28 August 1886 – 1 August 1952) was the founder and owner of Higgins Industries, the New Orleans-based manufacturer of "Higgins boats" (LCVPs) during World War II. The Hi...
  • Samuel T. Wellman (USA) (1847 - 1919)
    Samuel Thomas Wellman, (February 5, 1847 – July 11, 1919) was an American steel industry pioneer, industrialist, and prolific inventor. Charles M. Schwab of Bethlehem Steel described Samuel T....

Inventors are people who invent unique or novel devices, methods, compositions, processes or discoveries.

List of notable inventors

For a complete list, please see: Inventors Project Profiles.

  • Dr. Andre Cipriani, pioneered the development of the Cobalt-60 Therapy units which are used for the treatment of cancer and occupational radiation protection.

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