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Hunt, Walter

Born: 1796 AD
Died: 1859 AD

1796 – Born in upstate New York on the 29th of July.

1826 – He received his first patent. After moving to New York City, Hunt was granted patents for several devices, including a rope-making machine, fountain pen, and repeating rifle.

1833 – He invented the first workable sewing machine.

1859 – Died on the 8th of June.