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Albert Dick

Born: Apr 16, 1856

Death: Aug 15, 1934

Birthplace: Illinois

Profession: Businessperson

Nationality: United States

Albert Dick

Date of Birth : Apr 16, 1856
Date of Death : Aug 15, 1934
Birth Place : Illinois

Albert Blake Dick was a businessman who founded the A. B. Dick Company, a major American copier manufacturer and office supply company of the 20th Century. He coined the word "mimeograph". Dick attended school in Galesburg, Illinois, then worked successively for the Brown manufacturing company, Deere & Mansur, and the Moline Lumber Company. He founded the A. B. Dick Company in 1883. It was originally a lumber company before branching into office supplies. Dick lived in Lake Forest, Illinois.


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