Marshall B. Lloyd

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Marshall Burns Lloyd (March 10, 1858 – August 10, 1927)[1] was an American inventor and manufacturer, best known for inventing the Lloyd Loom which was used for making a popular style of furniture and baby carriages.[2][3] He also was noted for patents to produce steel tubing which he sold for $800,000, a substantial amount at the time.[2] Lloyd sold his loom patents for 3 million dollars in the 1920s.[2] Lloyd held about 200 patents.[2][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lloyd, Marshall Davies. "Marshall Burns Lloyd memorial at Find-A-Grave". Find-A-Grave. Retrieved 11 Jul 2012.
  2. ^ a b c d New York Times:Marshall B. Lloyd, Loom Inventor, Dies; Device to Weave Fiber Brought Him the Title of "Baby Carriage King.";August 11, 1927
  3. ^ Marshall Burns Lloyd, a collection of biographies and obituaries
  4. ^ Marshall Burns Lloyd patents