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Scientists
  • Fish, Dr. Marie Poland (1902 - 1989) - U.S. Navy oceanographer
  • Janowitz, Dr. Henry D. (1918 - ) - Physician, researcher, author, former president of the American Gastroenterological Society
  • Reines, Frederick (1918 - 1998) - Physicist, winner of the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physics for the study of neutrinos
  • Sabin, Dr. Albert B. (1906 - 1993) - Polio conquerer 
  • Shrabisch, Max (1869 - 1949) - Archeologist, author and musician
  • Sullivan, Dr. Kathryn (1951 - ) - Astronaut
Technology
  • Colt, Samuel (1814 - 1862) - Inventor, started his first gun mill in Paterson  (more)
  • Danforth, Charles (1797 - 1876) - Inventor of the Danforth frame in locomotives
  • Holland, John (1841 - 1914) - Inventor of the first practical submarine
  • Rogers, Jacob S. (1823 - 1901) - Owner of Rogers Locomotive Works
  • Rogers, Thomas (1792 - 1856) - Designer and builder of railroad locomotives.

May 14, 2012 /mpw

 

 

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