Thomas Blanchard

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Birthday
24, 1788
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Apr 16, 1864 (75)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1788
Birthplace
Massachusetts
Death Date
Apr 16, 1864 (75)

About

He pioneered the assembly line and interchangeable parts and built the first American car.

Before Fame

He made a mechanical tack-maker in 1806 that pumped out 500 tacks per minute.

Trivia

He worked with the Springfield Armory, devising better ways to create gun barrels.

Family Life

He had over 25 patents by the end of his life.

Associated With

He invented the horseless carriage in 1825, which Henry Ford later popularized.