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Boyden, Seth (Seth)

Born: 1788 AD
Died: 1870 AD, at 81 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Inventor


1788 - He was born in Foxboro, Massachusetts on the 17th of November.

         - He is also credited with having invented a cut off switch for steam engines and a method for producing zinc from ore.

1819 - He invented process for producing patent leather.

1820 - Boyden began his work with malleable iron in, when he was 32 years old.

1826 - He invented process for producing malleable cast iron.

         - Boyden never patented his inventions, preferring instead to take individual contracts and to build and sell off businesses.

1870 - He died on the 31st of March.


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