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  • Cresson Henry Kearny (1914 - 2003)
    Cresson Henry Kearny (/ˈkɑrni/; January 7, 1914 — December 18, 2003) wrote several survival-related books based primarily on research performed at Oak Ridge National Laboratory...
  • George Woolsey Van Hoose (deceased)
    James Harris Fitts, "Genealogy of the Fitts or Fitz Family in America," MDCCCXCVII page 151 No.187 George Wolsey Van Hoose is a lawyer of prominence, and has been for many years Register of the Chancer...
  • Louis Agassiz Shaw, Jr. (1886 - 1940)
    Invented the Iron Lung:
  • Melvin Johnson (1909 - 1965)
    Melvin Maynard Johnson Jr. (August 1909 – January 9, 1965) was an American designer of firearms, lawyer, and US Marine Corps officer. Born into an affluent Boston, Massachusetts family, he w...
  • Albert H. Bumstead (1875 - 1940)
    Albert Hoit Bumstead was an American cartographer and inventor. He was born in Boston in 1875, and attended Worcester Academy for one year, graduating in 1894. His home at that time was Atlanta, Geor...


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

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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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