Lloyd Groff Copeman

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Birthday
28, 1881
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Jul 5, 1956 (74)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
28, 1881
Birthplace
Michigan
Death Date
Jul 5, 1956 (74)

About

Prolific inventor who created the electric stove, a rubber ice-cube tray, and a new kind of thermostat.

Before Fame

He grew up on a family farm and attended Michigan Agricultural College.

Trivia

He was known as an inventor with a sense of humor. He installed a remote-controlled paddle in a toilet to smack unsuspecting sitters.

Family Life

He married his childhood sweetheart Hazel Berger. Linda Ronstadt was one of his grandchildren.

Associated With

His patented toasters improved on the ones sold by George Westinghouse's company by automatically turning the toast.