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Edward Smith Cole

  • Birth 29 Dec 1871 Washington, District of Columbia, District Of Columbia, USA
  • Death 18 Mar 1950 Upper Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Burial Upper Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
  • Memorial ID 10721

Inventor. Born in Washington, D.C., he was a designer-engineer noted for his patents used on ships and steamers. Some of his achievements included a draft gauge for use on ships moving in liquids, comprising a static pressure measuring device and the Pitometer Log which clocks ship speeds, along with instruments to gauge water velocity. He died at age 78 in Upper Montclair, New Jersey.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 11 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10721
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edward Smith Cole (29 Dec 1871–18 Mar 1950), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10721, citing Mount Hebron Cemetery, Upper Montclair, Essex County, New Jersey, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .