A commode is any of several pieces of furniture. The word commode comes from
the French ... is a washstand, a piece of furniture equipped with basin, jug, and
towel rail, and often with space to sto...
... had previously patented a chamber commode in 1872 and a dining, ironing
table ... Thomas Elkins was an avid inventor and designed many improvements
My invention relates 'to a new and useful article of chamber furniture which I
denominate chamber-commode; and consists in the combination of a bureau,
... or a simple invention that can get them noticed, but the same cannot be said of
... his 3 most famous patents – the complete commode, body cooling chamber, ...
Aug 18, 2016 ... Thomas Elkins patented an improved refrigerator and an improved chamber
commode. He also invented a combined dining, ironing table, and ...
Nov 26, 2012 ... Created a Refrigerated Apparatus. ... apparatus on November 4, 1879 and had
previously patented a chamber commode in 1872 and a dining, ...
An improved refrigerator design was patented by African American inventor ... An
improved chamber commode (toilet) was patented by Thomas Elkins on ...
Dec 1, 2012 ... Why do some folks call the toilet a commode? At one point in history, the
commode was a piece of furniture you'd put a chamberpot in. Today ...
Jul 23, 2013 ... Thomas also invented an improved chamber commode that was more furniture
than toilet. It had a mirror, wash stand, book-rack, table, and a ...
It is interesting to note that Elkins also spent some time as an inventor. He
obtained two patents in his lifetime. One was held for an improved chamber