Adding Machine of the Century

Inventor: William Burroughs

Where William Burroughs was born and when he died.

Burroughs was born in Rural New York in 1870. In 1904 he died at age 34 a very succesful man.

When did Burroughs invent the Adding machine?

William invented his first machine in 1892. In the same year it sold for $475.00 in many newspaper buildings, stores, and schools.
Big image

Where did Burroughs invent his Adding machine?

Burroughs and three other men Thomas Metcalfe, R.M. Scruggs, and W.C. Metcalfe invented the adding machine in New York and sold them everywhere except Nottingham England.