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us: Gatling, Richard Jordan, 1818-1903


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    • us: Gatling, Richard J., 1818-1903
    • us: Gatling, R. J., 1818-1903
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        18180912
    • Death Date

        19030226
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Ohio Medical College
    • Organization

        Ohio Medical College
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: American Association of Inventors and Manufacturers
    • Organization

        American Association of Inventors and Manufacturers
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        English
    • Birth Place

        Hertford County (N.C.)
    • Death Place

        New York (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        Hertford County (N.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        Saint Louis (Mo.)
    • Associated Locale

        Ohio
    • Associated Locale

        Indianapolis (Ind.)
  • Sources

    • found: NUCMC data from Indiana Historical Society for Wallace, L. Papers, 1799-1923 (Richard J. Gatling)
    • found: LC data base, 10-22-1991 (hdg.: Gatling, Richard Jordan, 1818-1903)
    • found: WWWA, 1897-1942 (Gatling, Richard Jordan, 1818-1903; inventor)
    • found: Gatlin'gs premium grain drill, 1850: (R.J. Gatling, Indiana, "the best wheat drill" first annual fair, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1850)
    • found: Wikipedia, website viewed April 8, 2015 (Richard Jordan Gatling; born September 12, 1818, Hertford County, North Carolina; died February 26, 1903, New York City; American inventor; best known for his invention of the Gatling gun; also invented a screw propeller, a wheat drill (planting device), hemp break machine, a steam plow (steam tractor), marine steam ram, and morot-driven plow (tractor); moved to St. Louis at age 36; graduated from Ohio Medical College; living in Indianapolis, Indiana at the outbreak of the Civil War; first president of the American Association of Inventors and Manufacturers; moved back to St. Louis, Missouri in his final years and died while visiting his daughter in New York City)
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    • 1991-10-22: new
    • 2015-05-12: revised
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