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 William Painter

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William Painter

Birth
Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Death 15 Jul 1906 (aged 67)
Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Burial Pikesville, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA
Memorial ID 41418170 View Source
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Inventor. Maryland native William Painter invented the crown cork sealing system for bottle topping. Painter patented his invention in 1892 which was widely credited with the increase of home sales for beer. In the same year, he founded Crown, Cork and Seal which later evolved into Crown Holdings Inc., a Fortune 500 company. He held over 80 patents for his inventions including those for the home bottle opener, and automatic machinery to crown bottles.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Kelt
  • Added: 31 Aug 2009
  • Find a Grave Memorial 41418170
  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/41418170/william-painter : accessed ), memorial page for William Painter (20 Nov 1838–15 Jul 1906), Find a Grave Memorial ID 41418170, citing Druid Ridge Cemetery, Pikesville, Baltimore County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .