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Allen, Zachariah

Born: 1795 AD
Died: 1882 AD, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Inventor, Scientist


1795 - Allen was in Providence, Rhode Island on September 15, 1795.


1813 - Attended and graduated from Brown University.


1815 - Studied law at Brown University and was admitted to the bar.


1821 - Constructed the first hot-air furnace for the heating of dwelling houses.


1833 - Invented the automatic cut-off valve for steam engines and have it patented.


1882 - Died on March 17, 1882.


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