Beulah Louise Henry

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Beulah Louise Henry (February 11, 1887 – 1973) was an American inventor. In the 1930s, she was given the nickname "Lady Edison" for her many inventions.

Her inventions include a bobbin-free sewing machine and a vacuum ice cream freezer. Though she was awarded around 49 patents over her lifetime, she had around 110 inventions total.

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  • ''If necessity is the mother of invention, then resourcefulness is the father.''
    Beulah Louise Henry, U.S. inventor. As quoted in Feminine Ingenuity, ch. 13, by Anne L. MacDonald (1992). Said in 1962; Henry had invented a type ...
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