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date: 09 March 2021

Dickson, Earlelocked

(10 October 1892–21 September 1961)
  • Dennis Wepman


Dickson, Earle (10 October 1892–21 September 1961), inventor, was born Earle Ensign Dickson in Grandview, Tennessee, the son of Richard Ensign Dickson, a physician, and Mary Augusta Hester. He attended Yale University, from which he graduated in 1913, and then spent one year at Lowell Textile Institute (which became a part of the University of Massachusetts in 1991), in Lowell, Massachusetts. In 1916 Dickson became a cotton buyer for the Chicopee Manufacturing Company in Chicopee Falls, Massachusetts, a corporation that, according to R. H. Howard and Henry E. Crocker's ...

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