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Hunt, Walter

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Born: 1796 AD
Died: 1859 AD, at 62 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Inventor

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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.











 

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