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Singer, Isaac Merritt, 1811-1875

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Personal name headingSinger, Isaac Merritt, 1811-1875
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Biography/History noteSpelling of middle name sometimes varies, Dictionary of American biography gives "Merrit." New York Times obituary and grave monument shown on give "Isaac Merritt Singer."
Associated countryUnited States England
LocatedRochester (N.Y.) Pittsburgh (Pa.) Boston (Mass.) New York (N.Y.)
Birth date1811-10-27
Death date1875-07-23
Place of birthPittstown (N.Y.)
Place of deathTorquay (England)
Field of activitySewing-machine industry
AffiliationI.M. Singer & Co.
Profession or occupationInventors Industrialists
Found inEastley, C.M. The Singer saga, 1983: p. vii (Isaac Merritt Singer, b. 10-27-1811; d. 7-23-1875)
Dictionary of American biography, vol. 17: p. 188-189 (Singer, Isaac Merrit; born October 27, 1811 at Pittstown, N.Y.; died at home at Torquay, England, July 23, 1875; inventor and manufacturer of an improved sewing machine, 1851; founded I.M. Singer & Company, 1851; retired in 1863 and went to Europe to live; had lived successively at Rochester, N.Y., Pittsburgh, Pa., Boston, Mass., and New York City)
Associated languageeng