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Allen, Zachariah

Born: 1795 AD
Died: 1882 AD
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.