Charles August “Charlie” Fey

Charles August “Charlie” Fey

Death 10 Nov 1944 (aged 82)
San Francisco, San Francisco County, California, USA
Burial Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA
Plot Section K, Division 4, Lot 249
Memorial ID 8498 · View Source
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Inventor. Known as the "Father of the Automatic Gambling Industry", he invented the first automatic pay-out slot machine with three reels in 1905, naming it the "Liberty Bell." Historical Landmark #937, on the intersection of Battery, Market and Bush streets in San Francisco, was placed to honor his invention.

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  • Added: 17 Feb 2000
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