Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Watermans in:
 • Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory
 • Jamaica Plain
 • Suffolk County
 • Massachusetts
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Advertisement
Lewis Edson Waterman
Birth: Nov. 18, 1837
Decatur
Otsego County
New York, USA
Death: May 2, 1901
Brooklyn
Kings County (Brooklyn)
New York, USA

Businessman. In 1884 he developed the first practical fountain pen and founded the Waterman Fountain Pen Company. At the age of 15 he self-taught himself Pitman's System of Phonography [shorthand]. Although his formal education ended with the district school he would, later, teach shorthand at the University of Virginia.  
 
Burial:
Forest Hills Cemetery and Crematory
Jamaica Plain
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: #2669 Evergreen Path
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Al Maze
Record added: Aug 10, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6677583
Lewis Edson Waterman
Added by: dsking
 
Lewis Edson Waterman
Added by: Jen Snoots
 
Lewis Edson Waterman
Added by: Jen Snoots
 
There is 1 more photo not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- Cindy
 Added: May. 1, 2016

- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Nov. 20, 2015

- Cindy
 Added: Nov. 20, 2015
There are 46 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.2 after 26 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service