Isaac Babbitt

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Birthday
26, 1799
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
May 26, 1862 (62)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
26, 1799
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
May 26, 1862 (62)

About

Inventor of Babbitt metal, a tin-derived alloy used in the production of engine bearings.

Before Fame

He worked as a goldsmith before inventing the tin-derived alloy that made him millions.

Trivia

He died in the town of Somerville, Massachusetts.

Family Life

His family lived in Taunton, Massachusetts, at the time of his birth.

Associated With

He and Eli Whitney were both Massachusetts-born inventors.