This article lists events related to rail transport that occurred in 1897. Contents. [
hide]. 1 Events ... August 17 – W. B. Purvis is awarded a patent for an electric
railroad switch. August 2...
William Purvis invented an improvement to the fountain pen.
Dec 23, 2010 ... Birth: Aug. 12, 1838. Pennsylvania, USA. Death: Aug. 10, 1914. Philadelphia
Philadelphia County Pennsylvania, USA. African-American ...
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Feb 23, 2011 ... William B. Purvis (Date of birth unknown) he was an inventor in the late 1800's.
He was a African American inventor who decided to make a ...
On this date in 1890, William B. Purvis was awarded a patent for a fountain pen.
Purvis was from Philadelphia and obtained his first patent on a paper bag ...
Inventor William B. Purvis invented the fountain pen (writer's gadget) On January
7, 1890 W.B. Purvis as he was also known received a patent (419065) for the ...
W.B. Purvis' original pocket fountain pen had its own ink reservoir that
consistently fed ink to the pen's point. The reservoir could also be refilled if
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