Worthington, Henry

Worthington, Henry (Rossiter)

(1817–80) hydraulic engineer, inventor; born in New York City. He trained as a hydraulic engineer. Among his early inventions was a feeding pump for steam boilers, and he later designed a direct steam pump that was widely used in water supply systems and for pumping oil through pipelines. He was a founder of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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