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Abraham Slatis (1887 - 1957)

Abraham Slatis was born 7 Sep 1887 in Zhytomyr, Russia (now Ukraine). He arrived in the United States in New York on 5 June 1911 from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil aboard the SS Voltaire. The ship left Rio de...

2/10/2015 2/22/2017

Cardiologist. Role as inventor of the Sprague stethoscope. Biography here: Military draft registration : Between 1917 and 1918 - Swampscott City no 24, United States, Massachusetts Residence ...

2/10/2017 2/10/2017

John George Trump (1907 - 1985)

John George Trump (August 21, 1907 – February 21, 1985) was an American electrical engineer, inventor, and physicist. He was a recipient of U.S. President Ronald Reagan's National Medal of Sci...

7/5/2011 1/25/2017

Aba Kantorovitch (1869 - 1942)

אתר ראשוני פתח תקווה בית עלמי�...

10/1/2009 1/23/2017

6/26/2013 1/22/2017

James Morrison Heady (1829 - 1915)

"Morrie Heady"

Morrison Heady Honored with Kentucky Historical Highway MarkerOn Saturday, July 17, 2004, a Kentucky Historical Marker was dedicated in honor of James Morrison Heady, "The Blind Bard of Kentucky," amon...

8/23/2014 1/17/2017

Simcha Blass MP (1897 - 1982)

Simcha Blass (or Symcha Blass, or Simkha Blass); November 27, 1897 – July 18, 1982; Hebrew: שמחה בלאס‎‎) was an Israeli en...

1/2/2017 1/2/2017

Jean Isaac Effront (Efron) MP (1856 - 1931)

"Jean Isaac", "Yitskhak"

Specialized in the fermentation process and enzymes. Studied in Moscow, Berlin, Geneva and Zurich. Received science degree in 1884 in Zurich. Professor at New University of Brussels and Director of the...

12/31/2016 12/31/2016

Robert Leo Hulseman MP (1932 - 2016)

Tall plastic cups spanning a spectrum of colors covered the kitchen table, and a gaggle of kids gathered around. Robert Hulseman was trying to nail down the colors for his newly invented plastic Solo C...

12/30/2016 12/30/2016

Charles Macintosh FRS (29 December 1766 – 25 July 1843) was a Scottish chemist and inventor of waterproof fabrics. The Mackintosh raincoat (the variant spelling is now standard) is named for h...

3/18/2015 12/29/2016

Tracy Hall (1919 - 2008)

"H. Tracy Hall"

Howard Tracy Hall (October 20, 1919 – July 25, 2008) was an American physical chemist, and the first person who grew a synthetic diamond according to a reproducible, verifiable and witnessed p...

8/2/2010 12/28/2016

Dr. Irwin Elliot Smigel MP (1924 - 2016)

Irwin Smigel, a pioneer of aesthetic dentistry who brightened the smiles of celebrities like Elizabeth Taylor, Tony Bennett, Jimmy Fallon and Bruce Willis, died on Monday at his home in Manhattan. He w...

10/19/2016 12/23/2016

Anson Mills (August 31, 1834 – November 5, 1924) was a United States Army officer, surveyor, inventor, and entrepreneur. Engaged in south Texas as a land surveyor and civil engineer, he both n...

12/23/2016 12/23/2016

Thomas Burberry (1835 - 1926)

Thomas Burberry (27 August 1835 - 4 April 1926) was an English gentlemen's outfitter, and the founder of international chain Burberry, one of Britain's largest branded clothing businesses. He is also...

12/13/2016 12/13/2016

Lieutenant Jock Lewes (1913 - 1941)

Lieutenant John Steel (Jock) Lewes (21 December 1913 – 31 December 1941) was a British Army officer prominent during World War II. He invented an explosive device, the eponymous Lewes bomb, an...

12/1/2016 12/12/2016

Dr. Felix Zandman MP (1928 - 2011)

Felix Zandman (May 7, 1928 – June 4, 2011) was the founder and Executive Chairman of the Board of Vishay Intertechnology – one of the world's largest manufacturers of electronic compone...

12/9/2016 12/9/2016

Harold Stanley MP (1885 - 1963)

Harold Stanley (October 2, 1885 – May 14, 1963) was an American businessman and one of the founders of Morgan Stanley in 1935. For 20 years, he ran Morgan Stanley until he left the firm in 195...

6/30/2014 11/24/2016

Samuel Cunliffe-Lister, 1st Baron Masham, was an English inventor and industrialist, who was the patentee of many inventions, among others the compressed air brake for railways and the wool combing mac...

3/3/2013 11/17/2016

William Cotton (c.1819 - 1887)

William Cotton (1819-1887) owns the 'Cotton's Patent'. This patent was for a framework knitting machine driven by rotary power from a steam engine. Cotton's machine allowed for large-scale factory prod...

5/2/2015 10/22/2016

Roger Yonchien Tsien (born February 1, 1952) is a Chinese American biochemist and a professor at the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego. He was awarded the 20...

11/3/2011 10/15/2016

Jerome Horwitz MP (c.1919 - 2012)

Jerome Phillip Horwitz (January 16, 1919 – September 6, 2012)[1][2] was an American scientist; his affiliations included the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute, the Wayne State University S...

5/27/2011 10/10/2016

Gertrude Belle Elion MP (1918 - 1999)

Gertrude Belle Elion (January 23, 1918 – February 21, 1999) was an American biochemist and pharmacologist, and a 1988 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Working alone as wel...

11/10/2014 10/10/2016

Richard Max Mandle (1921 - 2015)

Richard M., 94 of Palo Alto, California and long-time resident of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey died at his home on Sunday, August 30, 2015. He was the devoted husband of Barbara B. Mandle, who passed in...

8/6/2008 10/10/2016

Kary Banks Mullis (born December 28, 1944) is a Nobel Prize winning American biochemist, author, and lecturer. In recognition of his improvement of the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) technique, he sha...

10/19/2011 10/10/2016

Joseph Davol (1837 - 1909)

Joseph Davol, 1837-1909, was a pioneer in the rubber industry who, prior to incorporating the Davol Rubber Company in 1881, devoted much of his time to experimentation and invention in the processing o...

9/27/2016 9/27/2016

Percy Luther Cady, Jr. (1918 - 1994)

"Percy"

The following appeared on 20 November 1941 in the Syracuse-Herald Journal: Percy Luther Cady, Jr., son of P. L. Cady of 182 West Brighton Avenue, has been advanced to the rank of aviation metalsmith, t...

6/22/2010 9/22/2016

Adelbert Rinaldo Buffington (1837–1922) was an American soldier. Biography Adelbert Buffington was born in Wheeling, West Virginia, and graduated from West Point in May 1861 (the same cl...

9/19/2016 9/19/2016

James Sadler MP (1753 - 1828)

James Sadler (Baloonist) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia James Sadler (February 1753 – 28 March 1828) was the first English balloonist, as well as a chemist and pastry chef. Life A...

9/16/2016 9/16/2016

Captain George Edward Thomas Eyston MC OBE (28 June 1897 – 11 June 1979) was a British racing driver in the 1920s and 1930s, and he broke the land speed record three times between 1937 and 193...

9/14/2016 9/14/2016

Joseph Nason (1815 - 1872)

Co-invented steam heat and coined the word 'radiator.'

1/27/2014 9/12/2016

Col. John W. Stiles died at his home, at No. 281 Fourth-avenue, at 9 o'clock yesterday morning, at the age of 70 years. He had been ill for some time with a disease of the heart. Previous to 1861 Col. ...

9/9/2016 9/9/2016

Richard Travis Whitcomb (1921 - 2009)

Richard T. Whitcomb (February 21, 1921 – October 13, 2009) was an American aeronautical engineer noted for his significant contributions to the science of aerodynamics. Whitcomb was born i...

10/17/2013 9/6/2016

A. Atwater Kent (1873 - 1949)

Arthur Atwater Kent, Sr. (1873–1949) was an American inventor and prominent radio manufacturer based in Philadelphia. In 1921, he patented the modern form of the automobile ignition coil. Bi...

9/6/2016 9/6/2016

Elwood Haynes (1857 - 1925)

Elwood Haynes (October 14, 1857 – April 13, 1925) was an American inventor, metallurgist, automotive pioneer, entrepreneur and industrialist. He invented the metal alloys stellite and martensi...

9/6/2016 9/6/2016

Hilborne Roosevelt (1849 - 1886)

Hilborne Lewis Roosevelt (December 21, 1849 – December 30, 1886) was a pioneering organ builder, telecommunication engineer and a member of the Roosevelt family. Life He was born in New Yo...

9/4/2016 9/4/2016

Nicholas Isaac Roosevelt (December 27, 1767, New York City – July 30, 1854, Skaneateles, New York) was an American inventor, a major investor in Upstate New York land, and a member of the Roosev...

2/27/2009 9/4/2016

Clinton Roosevelt (1804 - 1898)

Clinton Roosevelt (November 3, 1804 – August 8, 1898) was an American politician, pro-labor economic reformer, and inventor from New York City. A member of the Roosevelt family, he was the son...

9/2/2009 9/4/2016

Charles Edward Taylor (May 24, 1868 – January 30, 1956) was an American inventor, mechanic and machinist. He built the first aircraft engine used by the Wright brothers and was a vital contr...

10/16/2013 8/28/2016

George Herbert Taylor (1821 - 1896)

George H. Taylor was born in Williston, Vermont, on January 4, 1821 - the same day as John W. Hutchinson. Largely self-educated, before he was eighteen he began teaching in the common schools of Willis...

8/28/2016 8/28/2016

Charles Fayette Taylor (1827 - 1899)

Physiologist and pathologist Invalided orthopaedic surgeon and US therapeutic massage pioneer Charles Fayette Taylor was issued with two typewriter patents on this day (December 26) in 1893, one of...

8/28/2016 8/28/2016

Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel MP (1858 - 1913)

A German engineer and inventor who contributed to the advancement of technology with his internal-combustion engine. Although he was best recognized for his invention of the pressure-ignited heat engin...

2/21/2010 8/28/2016

Shu Chien MP

"錢煦", "钱煦", "Qián Xù", "Chien Shu"

San Diego, San Diego County, California, United States

Shu Chien (traditional Chinese: 錢煦 ; simplified Chinese: 钱煦 ; pinyin: Qián Xù ) is an eminent Chinese–American physiologist and engineer. His pioneering...

10/29/2014 8/26/2016

Dr. Henry Jacob Bigelow (1818 - 1890)

Dr. Henry Jacob Bigelow was an American surgeon and Professor of Surgery at Harvard University. A dominating figure in Boston medicine for many decades, he is remembered for the Bigelow maneuver for hi...

8/31/2013 8/26/2016

USMA Class of 1842. History of Bedford, New Hampshire James Gilchrist Benton was graduated from West Point in 1842 and appointed additional Second Lieutenant of ordinance. He was stationed at Wat...

8/23/2016 8/23/2016

John Wesley Hyatt (1837 - 1920)

Invented a knife sharpener, a new way of making dominoes and checkers, a method of dissolving pyroxylin under pressure, and celluloid (with his brother).

8/18/2016 8/18/2016

Donald L. Snyder (1917 - 1978)

"Don"

inventor of a telescoping camping trailer

8/18/2016 8/18/2016

Sir William Crookes (1832 - 1919)

Sir William Crookes OM PRS (17 June 1832 – 4 April 1919) was an English chemist and physicist who attended the Royal College of Chemistry, London, and worked on spectroscopy. He was a pioneer ...

8/13/2016 8/14/2016

Albert Sabin MP (1906 - 1993)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Albert Bruce Sabin (August 26, 1906 – March 3, 1993) was a Polish American medical researcher best known for having developed an oral polio vaccine. Sabi...

8/9/2014 8/5/2016

Asa L. Stump (1840 - 1932)

He invented a device for cleaning the hull of ships. Transcribed by Norma Knotts Shaffer from microfilm of the Calhoun Chronicle dated 11/12/1901. Asa L. Stump an Inventor We are informed, on rel...

12/11/2015 8/2/2016

Aubrey Kruger MP (1934 - 2016)

Aubrey Kruger invented the Dolos that is used in harbours and ports all over the world today. World fame eludes EL's dolos man. DAVID DENISON looks at the world-famous dolos that originated in East L...

5/17/2015 7/28/2016

Homer Ehst Kolb (1930 - 2009)

Homer E. Kolb, 78, husband of Clara (Moyer) Kolb of Phoenixville, went home to be with the Lord July 12th at Phoenixville Hospital. Born on September 15, 1930 in Spring City, he was the son of the late...

1/11/2016 7/10/2016

Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Mustered in: 7/15/1861 Rank: 1st Lieutenant Commissioned into: Co. A, Me 6th Infantry Resigned: 3/9/1863 Promotions: Captain: 1861; Lt. Colonol; 1862 ...

11/20/2014 7/2/2016

Cecil Hamelin Taylor (1878 - d.)

Cecil was a graduate of Harvard University, class of 1900. He was a mechanical engineer and an inventor. He lived in Detroit, Chicago, and Paris.

6/27/2016 6/27/2016

Karl Landsteiner FRS (June 14, 1868 – June 26, 1943), was an Austrian biologist and physician. He is noted for having first distinguished the main blood groups in 1900, having developed the mode...

11/10/2010 6/26/2016

Paul Zamecnik MP (1912 - 2009)

Paul Charles Zamecnik (22 November 1912 – 27 October 2009) was an American scientist who played a central role in the early history of molecular biology. He was a professor of medicine at Harvar...

2/2/2014 6/26/2016

Robert Clarence Pruyn (1847 - 1934)

Robert Clarence Pruyn (October 23, 1847 – October 29, 1934), of Albany, New York, was an influential American inventor, banker, businessman, and politician.

2/18/2009 6/24/2016

Charles Jacob Young (1899 - 1987)

Scientist and inventor at RCA.

6/23/2016 6/23/2016

Alessandro Volta (1745 - 1827)

Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta (Italian pronunciation: [alesˈsandro ˈvɔlta]; 18 February 1745 – 5 March 1827) was an Italian physicist, chemist, and a pioneer...

6/20/2016 6/20/2016

William Stanley Jevons (1835 - 1882)

William Stanley Jevons FRS (/ˈdʒɛvənz/; 1 September 1835 – 13 August 1882) was an English economist and logician. Irving Fisher described Jevons' book A General M...

7/14/2011 6/20/2016

Elisha Trask Barlow (1806 - 1881)

Elisha Trask Barlow sought to improve how anchors grab the seabed. His design exploits the force of a vessel pulling on the anchor to, in the inventor's words, "induce an effort in the anchor to take h...

6/20/2016 6/20/2016

Otto von Guericke (1602 - 1686)

Otto von Guericke (originally spelled Gericke, German pronunciation: [ˈɡeːʁɪkə]) (November 20, 1602 – May 11, 1686 (Julian calendar); November 30, 160...

6/19/2016 6/19/2016

Arnold Henry Moore Lunn (1888 - 1974)

Sir Arnold Henry Moore Lunn (18 April 1888 – 2 June 1974) was a skier, mountaineer and writer. He was knighted for "services to British Skiing and Anglo-Swiss relations" in 1952. His father wa...

6/13/2016 6/13/2016

Allen Fleetwood Ward (1786 - 1862)

Allen Ward invented the Protractor System of Garment Cutting, when a resident of Huntsville, Ala., and patented it in 1821, after which he spent three years in traveling through the Southern and Middle...

6/6/2016 6/6/2016

James Leonard Plimpton (1828 - 1911)

The father of modern roller skating From the first recorded use of roller skates on a London stage in 1743 through the next 120 years, all roller skates were in-line skates. However, the design of ...

6/6/2016 6/6/2016

John George Kemeny (1926 - 1992)

"Kemény János György", "John G. Kemeny"

John G. Kemeny, computer pioneer and President of Dartmouth College from 1970-81. John George Kemeny (Hungarian: Kemény János György ; May 31, 1926 – December 26, 1992) wa...

11/4/2011 6/6/2016

Herbert Hathorne Stimpson married Mary Ann Devereau Brewer. The Stimpsons were of the colonial stock of Massachusetts, the earliest known member of the family being James Stimpson, who was married in 1...

6/4/2016 6/4/2016

Arthur Clifton Guyton (1919 - 2003)

Arthur Guyton was a cardiovascular physiologist, medical instructor, and chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at the University of Mississippi. His research in cardiovascular regulati...

6/20/2008 5/25/2016

William Dunbar (1749 - 1810)

""Sir William""

William Dunbar served as Spain's representative in the 1798 survey of the border between the United States and Spanish Florida. Born in Scotland, Dunbar moved to Natchez in the 1780s and was among th...

7/23/2011 5/25/2016

Andrew Taylor Still, MD, DO (August 6, 1828 – December 12, 1917) was the founder of osteopathy and osteopathic medicine. He was also a physician and surgeon, author, inventor and Kansas territ...

5/23/2016 5/23/2016

Robert Moog MP (1934 - 2005)

Robert Arthur "Bob" Moog (/ˈmoʊɡ/ MOHG; May 23, 1934 – August 21, 2005), founder of Moog Music, was an American engineer and pioneer of electronic music, best known as the...

5/23/2012 5/20/2016

William C. Kelly (1811 - 1888)

) William Kelly (August 21, 1811 – February 11, 1888), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was an American inventor. He is credited with being one of the inventors of modern steel production, th...

8/15/2008 5/16/2016

Anthony Bessemer (1775 - 1836)

Anthony Bessemer was born in London, but moved to Paris when he was 21 years old. He was an inventor who, while engaged by the Paris Mint, made a machine for making medallions that could produce steel ...

5/16/2016 5/16/2016

Sir Henry Bessemer (1813 - 1898)

Sir Henry Bessemer (19 January 1813 – 15 March 1898) was an English inventor, whose steel-making process would become the most important technique for making steel in the nineteenth century. H...

5/16/2016 5/16/2016

Phillips Verner Bradford (1940 - 2013)

Phillips graduated from the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore in 1962 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, where he also served as President of the Wilson Hall residence (na...

5/15/2016 5/15/2016

Edward Faraday Weston (1878 - 1971)

Edward Faraday Weston: Born in Newark on October 24, 1878 Edward F. Weston graduated from Columbia University in 1900 with a degree in electrical engineering. He began work at the Weston Instrument C...

1/12/2008 5/4/2016

Andy Grove MP (1936 - 2016)

"Andy"

Andrew Stephen ("Andy") Grove (born 2 September 1936), is a Hungarian-born American businessman, engineer, and author. He is a science pioneer in the semiconductor industry. He escaped from Communist...

9/2/2014 5/2/2016

Lewen Basil Oswald Tugwell July 31, 1917 Birthplace: Cooper Wing, Ramsey Hospital, Tallital, Naini Tal, India. Aug 24 1917 Baptism at St. John's in the Wilderness Church, Naini Tal, U.P., India - God...

3/23/2008 5/1/2016

Hertha Marks Ayrton MP (1854 - 1923)

"Phoebe Sarah Hertha Ayrton"

Wikipedia contributors. " Hertha Marks Ayrton ." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Phoebe Sarah Hertha Ayrton (28 April 1854 – 23 August 1923), known in adult life as Hertha Ayrton, was a Britis...

9/29/2014 4/28/2016

Lake Underwood (1926 - 2008)

Lake Underwood (July 4, 1926 – September 12, 2008) was an American entrepreneur who competed as a champion in the racing of prototype automobiles and motorcycles. He was a master mechanic who,...

4/15/2016 4/15/2016

From "Dresser Genealogy, 1638-1913": Solomon Robert, b. Feb. 1, 1842; m. (1) Vesta Stimson, of Hillsdale, Mich., Nov. 22, 1864; (2) Caroline Kirsch, of Lowell, Ohio, Dec. 21, 1883; d. Jan. 20, 1911...

1/10/2014 4/14/2016

John Fitch (1917 - 2012)

) John Cooper Fitch (August 4, 1917 in Indianapolis, Indiana – October 31, 2012) was an American racing driver and inventor. He was the first American to race automobiles successfully in Europ...

4/14/2016 4/14/2016

Daniel McFarlan Moore (1869 - 1936)

"Daniel McFarlan Moore developed the Moore Tube which was the first commercial ancestor of the fluorescent lamp." Source: [ ] DANIEL MCFARLAN MOORE—East Orange, (510 Park Ave.)—Electric...

4/11/2008 4/14/2016

Lt. Giles Pease, MD (1839 - 1891)

A Civil War Surgeon: 1.2.2.4.13.1.9.1 Giles Moseley, son of Doctor Giles (Giles, Noah, Robert, Robert, John, Robert) and Mabel R. (Mosely) Pease; b. May 03, 1839 in Boston, MA; d. Dec 14, 1891 in San...

2/12/2010 3/26/2016

Thomas Ahearn (1855 - 1938)

Thomas Ahearn, PC (June 24, 1855 – June 28, 1938) was a Canadian inventor and businessman. He was born in the Lebreton Flats area of Ottawa in 1855. He began work as a telegraph operator with th...

12/27/2014 3/24/2016

Wikipedia Article

3/15/2012 3/19/2016

Adolphe Sax MP (1814 - 1894)

Voir Wikipedia... Voir sa biographie sur le site de la Ville de Dinant... Updated from MyHeritage Family Trees by SmartCopy : Nov 6 2014, 13:10:55 UTC

11/6/2014 3/13/2016

Henry 'Hal' Middleton (1851 - 1932)

"Hal"

Henry was the great-grandson of Arthur Middleton, Signer of the US Declaration of Independence, and the last Middleton to be born at Middleton Place (Plantation)*, Charleston, South Carolina, USA. (His...

3/2/2009 2/24/2016

Gary Gygax (1938 - 2008)

Ernest Gary Gygax was an American writer and game designer best known for co-creating the pioneering role-playing game Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) with Dave Arneson. Gygax has been described as the father...

2/24/2009 2/16/2016

Dr. David Alter (1807 - 1881)

Dr. David Alter, a Local Scientist. BY MISS BELLA MEANS* In her Introduction to Amiel's Journal Intime, Mrs. Humphrey Ward says, "The philosopher has always tended to become unfit for practical lif...

3/20/2012 2/16/2016

Fred Ingalls Raymond (1894 - 1990)

Fred I. Raymond was a pioneer in "green technologies," inventing the energy-saving "DuoStat" thermostat that he manufactured at his plant in downtown Chicago. He also developed the Raymond Whirlwind se...

2/3/2016 2/3/2016

Alexander Joy Cartwright, Jr. (April 17, 1820 – July 12, 1892) is one of several people sometimes referred to as a "father of baseball". Cartwright is thought to be the first person to draw a ...

8/19/2011 2/1/2016

Harry Leonard (1861 - 1915)

"Harry Ward Leonard"

Harry Ward Leonard (February 8, 1861 – February 18, 1915) was an electrical engineer and inventor. He is best known for his invention, the Ward Leonard motor control system. Equipment based on t...

3/5/2013 1/30/2016

Charles Cretors MP (1852 - 1934)

1/19/2016 1/19/2016

Percy LeBaron Spencer MP (1894 - 1970)

Percy Lebaron Spencer (19 July 1894 – 8 September 1970) was an American physicist and inventor. He became known as the inventor of the microwave oven. Spencer and his wife, Louise, had three c...

8/8/2007 1/19/2016

John Boyd Dunlop MP (1840 - 1921)

Born into a farming family in Dreghorn in Ayrshire, John Boyd Dunlop was a veterinary surgeon by profession, having qualified at Edinburgh Veterinary College (now part of Edinburgh University ) when ...

1/16/2016 1/16/2016

Fred Bear (1902 - 1988)

""Papa Bear"", ""One Arrow Bear""

Fred Bear (March 5, 1902 – April 27, 1988) was an American bow hunter, bow manufacturer, author, and television host. He was born in the town of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. Although he didn't ...

11/23/2013 1/12/2016

Case Billingsley (1676 - d.)

Case Billingsley was a merchant from Tottenham, co. Middlesex. He patented an invention of an engine for raising water. Source - Catalogue of Additions to the Manuscripts

1/9/2016 1/9/2016

William Kitchiner (1775 - 1827)

William Kitchiner From WIkipedia: William Kitchiner M.D. (1775–1827) was an English optician, inventor of telescopes, amateur musician and exceptional cook. His name was a household word dur...

1/6/2016 1/6/2016

Dr. William Thornton (1759 - 1828)

Dr. William Thornton (May 20, 1759 - March 28, 1828) was a British-American physician, inventor, painter and architect who designed the United States Capitol, an authentic polymath. He also served as...

7/3/2013 12/29/2015

Charles Roebling designed and invented a huge 80 ton wire rope machine and founded the town of Roebling, New Jersey where the John A. Roebling's Sons company steel mill was built.

12/28/2015 12/28/2015