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John Samuel Rowell

Born: Apr 1, 1825

Death: Oct 23, 1907

Birthplace: United States of America

Profession: Businessperson

Nationality: United States

John Samuel Rowell

Date of Birth : Apr 1, 1825
Date of Death : Oct 23, 1907
Birth Place : United States of America

John Samuel Rowell was a noted agricultural inventor and pioneer manufacturer. Born in Springwater, New York, and living his adult life in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, he held more than 40 patents for farm machinery and agricultural implement improvements, including the patent on the cultivator tooth. He is the great grandfather of Theodore H. Rowell, noted Minnesota pharmaceutical inventor, entrepreneur, and founder of Rowell Laboratories, Inc. JS Rowell was obsessed with the idea of improving the old methods of soil cultivation. His inventive genius and perseverance enabled him to make his dreams become a reality and become a benefactor to mankind.


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  • Inventor
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