Oliver Evans

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Birthday
13, 1755
Birthplace
Newport, DE
Death Date
Apr 15, 1819 (63)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
13, 1755
Birthplace
Newport, DE
Death Date
Apr 15, 1819 (63)

About

An American inventor who created a high-pressure steam engine in 1801.

Before Fame

He started off going into business with his brothers and making improvements in the flour milling industry.

Trivia

The United States liberty ship, SS Oliver Evans, which patrolled during World War II was named after him.

Family Life

He was born into a family of Welsh settlers.

Associated With

He was an inventor like Thomas Edison.