Felt, D. E. (Dorr Eugene), 1862-Alternative names
Dorr E. Felt was born March 18, 1862, in Rock County, Wisconsin. He died August 7, 1930, in Chicago, Illinois. President of the Felt and Tarrant Manufacturing company and inventor of the comptometer. Felt invented the first key operated calculating machine and the first practical adding and listing machines before perfecting his comptometer in 1887. He served as regional advisor for one section of the war industrial board in 1918; was a member of the employers' commission appointed by Secretary of Labor Wilson in 1919; a former director of the United States Chamber of Commerce; and a member of the Union league and Chicago Athletic association.
From the description of Dorr E. Felt collection, 1900-1930. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 662504140
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