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George May Phelps

Born: Mar 19, 1820

Death: May 18, 1888

Birthplace: Watervliet

Nationality: United States

George May Phelps

Date of Birth : Mar 19, 1820
Date of Death : May 18, 1888
Birth Place : Watervliet

George May Phelps was a 19th-century American inventor of automated telegraphy equipment. He is credited with synthesizing the designs of several existing printers into his line of devices which became the dominant apparatus for automated reception and transmission of telegraph messages.

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