New York Famous People

New York Famous People - New York Inventors

New York Famous People - New York Inventors
New York Famous People - New York Inventors George Westinghouse Jr. LOC

New York Inventors

George Babcock invented the water tube boiler.

Joseph Campbell invented campbell soup.

Willis Haviland Carrier invented air conditioning.

Clarence Crane invented Life Savers.

Thomas Elkins invented an improved refrigerator design.

George Eastman invented the Kodak Camera and rolled photographic film.

Gertrude Belle Elion invented the leukemia-fighting drug 6-mercaptopurine and drugs that facilitated kidney transplants.

Dean Kamen invented the Segway human transport device.

Will Keith Kellogg the founder of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

George Lerner City invented and patented Mr. Potato Head.

Pierre Lorillard invented the tuxedo.

George Pullman invented the Pullman Sleeping Car.

Charles Roser invented Fig Newton cookies.

Jonas Salk developer of the first successful polio vaccine.

Elmer Sperry invented the gyroscopic compass.

John Stevens considered to be the father of American railroads.

George Westinghouse Jr. was a prolific inventor who influenced the course of history by enabling the growth of the railroads through his inventions and by promoting the use of electricity for power and transportation.

New York Famous People

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