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Slater, Samuel

Born: 1768 AD
Died: 1835 AD, at 67 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Actors, Businessmen, Merchants, Professors


US (English-born) textile industrialist


immigrated to US 1789 and reproduced Richard Arkwright's inventions from memory, because direct export of Arkwright's plans or machines from England was forbidden


founded Almy, Brown and Slater factory in Pawtucket 1793


father of US cotton industry


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