William Seward Burroughs

Born: 1857
Birthplace: Rochester, N.Y

Calculating machine—In 1885 Burroughs submitted his first patent for his “calculating machine. ” This first model needed a special knack to use and Burroughs was dissatisfied with its durability. His 1892 patent not only improved the machine but added a printer. (1987)

Died: 1898
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