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James B. Eads - a book by How, Louis

James B. Eads

The Riverside Biographical Series Volume 2

James B. Eads( )
Author: How, Louis
Series title:The Riverside Biographical Ser.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $9.95
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James B. EadsJames Buchanan Eads was born in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, on May 23, 1820. He came to St. Louis when he was 13 years old. The boat trip to St. Louis ended in disaster when the boat caught fire. The family was left with only the clothes on their back.The financial needs of his family required young Eads to work, but he studied mechanics and other scientific books at night. In 1842, Eads developed a partnership with Case & Nelson boatbuilders. Their business involved rescuing...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 x 0.25 Inches
Book Weight:0.39 Pounds

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