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  • ID: I58435
  • _UID: F394D02F82F844B09B62A72BFB239DD755E4
  • Name: Dr. William Francis (Inventor) Channing
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1820
  • Death: 1901
  • Occupation: Inventor
  • Note:

    William Francis Channing was an inventor who patented a portable electro-magnetic telegraph (1877), an electric fire alarm, and a ship railway among other things.

    "His son, William Francis Channing, designed Boston's citywide fire alarm system, the nation's first." -- Spencer Lavan



    Sources:
    1) Channing, Grace Ellery, 1862-1937. Papers, 1806-1973: A Finding Aid, Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women, Radcliffe College, May 1985. Harvard University Library Website 2007
    http://oasis.harvard.edu:10080/oasis/deliver/~sch00159
    2) Cathy Marasco Database, 22 Mar 2003
    http://wc.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=:2480983&id=I9455
    3) Walter Channing, by Spencer Lavan, Dictionary of Unitarian & Universalist Biography, Unitarian Universalist Historical Society (UUHS) 1999-2004
    http://www.uua.org/uuhs/duub/articles/walterchanning.html
  • Change Date: 27 JUL 2007



    Father: WILLIAM ELLERY (FATHER OF UNITARIANISM) CHANNING b: 7 APR 1780 in Newport, Newport Co., RI
    Mother: Ruth Gibbs b: 1778

    Marriage 1 Mary Jane Tarr b: 1826
    • Married:
    • Change Date: 27 JUL 2007
    • Note: 07:51
    Children
    1. Has No Children GRACE ELLERY (AUTHOR, POET) CHANNING b: 27 DEC 1862 in Providence, Providence Co., RI
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