Arthur William Savage

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Birthday
13, 1857
Birthplace
Jamaica
Death Date
Sep 22, 1938 (81)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
13, 1857
Birthplace
Jamaica
Death Date
Sep 22, 1938 (81)

About

Invented the lever-action rifle called the Savage Model 99. He was the founder of Savage Arms. He also invented radial tires and the modern detachable box magazine.

Before Fame

He used to own the largest cattle ranch in Australia. He also worked for a railroad company called the Utica Belt Line Street Railroad.

Trivia

His Savage-Halpine torpedo was adopted by the Brazilian navy. The United States rejected its use because of political concerns.

Family Life

He had a son with his wife Annie Bryant.

Associated With

He and Henry Ford were contemporaries.

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