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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
 
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Originally Created by: Al Maze
Record added: Aug 10, 2002
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