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an American mechanical engineer and manufacturer, best known for his inventions of locks, especially the cylinder lock. His basic lock design is still widely distributed today, and constitute a majority of personal locks and safes. Linus Yale, Jr. was born in Salisbury, New York. Yale’s father, Linus Yale opened a lock shop in the 1840s in Newport, New York, specializing in bank locks. Yale soon joined his father in his business and introduced some revolutionary locks that utilized permutations and cylinders.
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Linus Yale Jr.1821, Apr 41850
 
18681868, Dec 25

Thomas L. Jennings17911820
 
18551856, Feb 12
 an African-American tradesman and abolitionist in New York City, New York. He operated and owned ...
Linus Yale Sr.1797, Apr 271830
 
18571858, Aug 8
 an American inventor and manufacturer of locks. In 1857 the village of Newport , New York incorpo...
Lucien Vidi18051844
 
18581866
 a French physicist. In 1844 he invented the barograph, that is, a device to monitor pressure, a r...
Pierre Adolphe Piorry1794, Dec 311816
 
18591879, May 29
 a French physician born in Poitiers. He invented pleximetry (a method for the investigation of in...
John James Greenough1812, Jan 191842
 
18591908, Aug 26
 John James Greenough was born in 1812 ( January 19 ) Boston, MA, USA. In 1842, John Greenough rec...
Samuel Colt1814, Jul 191835
 
18621862, Jan 10
 an American inventor and industrialist from Hartford, Connecticut. He founded Colt's Patent Fire-...
Isaac Singer1811, Oct 271830
 
18631875, Jul 23
 an American inventor, actor, and businessman. He made important improvements in the design of the...
Michael Faraday1791, Sep 221813
 
18661867, Aug 25
 an English scientist who contributed to the study of electromagnetism and electrochemistry. His m...
John Herschel1792, Mar 71816
 
18671871, May 11
 an English polymath, mathematician, astronomer, chemist, inventor, experimental photographer, and...
Sylvester Marsh1803, Sep 301826
 
18691884, Dec 30
 the United States engineer who designed and built the Mount Washington Cog Railway. He invented m...
Charles Babbage1791, DEc 261815
 
18711871, Oct 18
 an English polymath. A mathematician, philosopher, inventor and mechanical engineer, Babbage is b...
Joseph Plateau1801, Oct 141827
 
18721883, Sep 15
 a Belgian physicist. He was one of the first persons to demonstrate the illusion of a moving imag...
Anyos Jedlik1800, Jan 111817
 
18731895, Dec 13
 a Hungarian inventor, engineer, physicist, and Benedictine priest. He was also a member of the Hu...
Marie Adrien Persac18231856
 
18731873
 a French-born painter, photographer, surveyor, lithographer and inventor, Marie Adrien Persac was...
Zachariah Allen1795, Sep 151815
 
18791882, Mar 17
 an American textile manufacturer, scientist, lawyer, writer, inventor and civil leader from Provi...
John Deere1804, Feb 71821
 
18861886, May 17
 an American blacksmith and manufacturer who founded Deere & Company, one of the largest and leadi...
Antonio Meucci1808, Apr 131823
 
18871889, Oct 18
 an Italian inventor and an associate of Giuseppe Garibaldi. Meucci is best known for developing a...
Alvan Clark1804, Mar 81830
 
18871887, Aug 19
 an American astronomer and telescope maker. He was a portrait painter and engraver (c.1830s-1850s...
Pellegrino Turriunknown1800
 
189unknown
 an Italian inventor, invented a mechanical typing machine, one of the first typewriters at the st...
Moses G. Farmer1820, Feb 91847
 
18931893, May 25
 an electrical engineer and inventor. Farmer was a member to the AIEE, later known as the IEEE. In...
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