Brown, Joseph

Brown, Joseph (Rogers)

(1810–76) inventor, engineer, manufacturer; born in Warren, R.I. He became a machinist in 1827 and set up a shop in 1831 to manufacture tools. In 1858 he began manufacture of sewing machines, forming a company in 1866. Brown invented milling and grinding machines, cutters, and he simplified the Vernier caliper (1852).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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All three goals arrived in the second half via Dave Brown, Joseph Gibson and Connor Andrews.
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Gregory Brown, Joseph Echevarria, Cheryl Krongard and Sara Martinez Tucker will continue to serve as members of the Xerox board of directors.
Gregory Brown, Joseph Echevarria, Cheryl Krongard and Sara Martinez Tucker will continue to serve as members of the board and Robert Keegan, Charles Prince, Ann Reese, William Curt Hunter, and Stephen Rusckowski resigned.
Puppeteers Sam Brown, Joseph Page, Matt Wisner, Luke Brown, Samuel Walker and |Nathan Basten at the Bible Discovery Week event on The Piazza
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GENEROUS: From left, Erin Brown, Joseph Rowe, Mary Savage, Mark Dolan, Alec Williamson, Sean Cain and Hannah Kenny
HAT'S NICE: Pupils (L-R) Kieran Brown, Joseph James, Joseph Maughan with resident Morris Cole
Popstar to Operastar ITV1, 8pm They may have impressed many in the pop world, but do Joe McElderry, Andy Bell, Cheryl Baker, Claire Richards, Jocelyn Brown, Joseph Washbourn, Melody Thornton and Midge Ure have what it takes to impress the masses as opera stars?
MARTHA'S PARTY: With grandchildren, from left above, Edward Gray, Joshua Brown, Joseph Raine, James Gray, Henry Gray, Sam Raine and Olivia Turnbull on her gran's knee, and right, sharing a moment with little Joshua, three; 100th BIRTHDAY: Martha Turnbull with her children, left to right, Margaret Brown, Stan Turnbull and Rita Bartle Main picture by ANDREW GRAY; EARLY DAYS: Martha, left, and with, from left, husband Allan, daughter Rita, son Stan and daughter Margaret when they were children; YOUNG LOVE: Martha and Allan on their wedding day, left, and with little Stan, above