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 Charles August “Charlie” Fey

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Charles August “Charlie” Fey Famous memorial

Birth
Vöhringen, Landkreis Neu-Ulm, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
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

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.

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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 17 Feb 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 8498
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/8498/charles-august-fey: accessed ), memorial page for Charles August “Charlie” Fey (2 Feb 1862–10 Nov 1944), Find a Grave Memorial ID 8498, citing Cypress Lawn Memorial Park, Colma, San Mateo County, California, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave .