This Day In History
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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

«Otis»

Elisha Otis

Elisha Otis
(August 3, 1811 - April 8, 1861)
Elisha Graves Otis was an American industrialist, founder of the Otis Elevator Company, and inventor of a safety device that prevents elevators from falling if the hoisting cable fails. He worked on this device while living in Yonkers, New York in 1852, and had a finished product in 1854.
Otis, American industrialist, industrialist, elevator
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