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  • Charles Greeley Abbot (1872 - 1973)
    Charles Greeley Abbot (1872–1973) was an American astrophysicist and the fifth secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, serving from 1928 until 1944. Abbot went from being director of the Smi...
  • Reuben Holmes (1820 - 1906)
    Timeline 1830: Birth of Reuben Graves Holmes, the fifth of nine children born to Col. Peter and Olive (Graves) Holmes 1831: Moved to Paxton, Ma. to live with sister Olive and her husband who was ...
  • Jelly Roll Morton (1885 - 1941)
    Ferdinand Joseph Lamothe "Jelly Roll" Morton (September 20, 1890 - July 10, 1941) Genealogy link: The self-proclaimed inventor of Jazz and Stomp music, Morton grew up in the right environment to ab...
  • George Andreasen (1934 - 1989)
    George F. Andreasen (February 16, 1934 – August 11, 1989), born in Fremont, Nebraska, was an American orthodontist and inventor. Andreasen, most noted for his invention and patent of the Nit...
  • Nathaniel Morrison (1779 - 1819)
    Dr. Albert Smith in his History of Peterborough, N.H., published in 1876, says: For the following interesting account of the family of Mr. Morison, I am indebted to Rev. John H. Morison D. D., one of t...


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

This project is on History Link

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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