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date: 26 February 2020

Marsh, Charles Wesleylocked

(22 March 1834–09 November 1918)
  • Henry C. Dethloff

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Marsh, Charles Wesley (22 March 1834–09 November 1918), inventor and manufacturer of a harvesting machine, was born on a farm in Northumberland County, Ontario, Canada, the son of Samuel Marsh and Tamar Richardson, farmers. Charles and his brother, William W. Marsh, farmed in De Kalb County, Illinois, at the time they invented and successfully operated a grain harvesting machine known as the Marsh harvester....

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