Charles Thurber (inventor)
January 2, 1803|
East Brookfield, Massachusetts
|Died||November 7, 1886(aged 83)|
|Known for||Inventor of Typewriter|
Charles Thurber (January 2, 1803 — November 7, 1886) was an inventor who made important innovations in the early development of the typewriter. According to the book The Marvels of Modern Mechanism published in 1901, Charles invented and patented in 1843 the first practical typewriter, though it admits his machine was slow, crude and was never manufactured.
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