Knight, Margaret E., 1838-1914

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Dates:
Birth 1838-02-14
Death 1914-10-12

Biographical notes:

Margaret E. Knight (b. Feb. 14, 1838, York, ME–d. Oct. 12, 1914, Framingham, MA) is best known for her invention of a machine that folded and glued paper to form the flat-bottomed brown paper bags. Knight was awarded a patent in 1871 and invented many other devices.

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Subjects:

  • Paper bags

Occupations:

  • Inventors

Places:

  • York County, ME, US
  • Framingham, MA, US