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Death of Chester Carlson – Cause and Date



Death of Chester Carlson - Cause and Date

Entrepreneur Chester Carlson has died aged 62. Here’s everything you want to know, and more!

Biography – A Short Wiki

Patent attorney who was tired of redrawing diagrams and retyping documents by hand and invented the very first photocopier.

His nearsightedness and arthritis made the task of making copies of reports much more difficult, and he created a new way to reproduce them by a process called electrical photography.

He approached IBM and the Army Signal Corps with his invention, both of whom turned him down. It took eight years to find an investor: the company Haloid, later renamed Xerox.

How did Chester Carlson die?

On September 19, Carlson died of a heart attack.

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