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Thaddeus Fairbanks

Born: Jan 17, 1796

Death: Apr 12, 1886

Birthplace: Brimfield

Nationality: United States

Thaddeus Fairbanks

Date of Birth : Jan 17, 1796
Date of Death : Apr 12, 1886
Birth Place : Brimfield

Thaddeus Fairbanks was an American inventor. He was an inventor of heating and cook stoves, cast iron plows, and other items. His greatest success was the invention and manufacture of the platform scale, which allowed the weighing of large objects accurately.


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