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Trivia Question 3-16-17 That's Strange

Discussion in 'War Between the States Trivia Game' started by Trivia Master, Mar 16, 2017.

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  1. Trivia Master

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    Did Abe Lincoln have a patent? What was the patent number and in what year?

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    1. Yes
    2. Patent # 6469
    3. May 22, 1849

    "On May 22, 1849, Abraham Lincoln received Patent No. 6469 for a device to lift boats over shoals, an invention which was never manufactured. "
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    Patent Number 6469 March 10 1849
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    On March 10, 1849, Abraham Lincoln filed a patent for a device for “buoying vessels over shoals” with the US Patent Office. Patent No. 6,469 was approved two months later, giving Abraham Lincoln the honor of being the only US president to hold a patent. During his brief experience as a ferryman on the Mississippi River, Lincoln was stranded twice on riverboats that had run aground. His invention, “adjustable buoyant air chambers,”
     
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    Yes. Patent No. 6469 in 1849 for an invention to lift boats over shoals and obstructions in a river.
     
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    Yes, patent Number 6469, in 1849.
     
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    Why yes he did own a patent....On May 22, 1849, Abraham Lincoln received Patent No. 6469 for a device to lift boats over shoals, an invention which was never manufactured. He was then and is now the ONLY U.S. President to hold a U.S. patent.
     
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    Yes. Patent No. 6469, for an invention that lifted boats over shoals in a river. It was issued May 22nd, 1849.
     
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    On March 10, 1849, Abraham Lincoln filed a patent for a device for “buoying vessels over shoals” with the US Patent Office. Patent No. 6,469.
     
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    Abraham Lincoln's patent is a patent for an invention to lift boats over shoals and obstructions in a river.

    No. 6,469
    patent for "Buoying Vessels Over Shoals"
    Filing date March 10, 1849
    Issue date May 22, 1849
     
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    He registered patent No. 6,469 on May 22, 1849, which was a device for lifting boats over shoals and obstructions in a river.
     
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    No. 6,469, was granted on May 22, 1849

    A device for Buoying Vessels Over Shoals. Though his invention was never manufactured, it serves to give Lincoln yet another honor: he remains the only U.S. president to have a patent in his name.

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    On May 22, 1849, Abraham Lincoln received Patent No. 6469 for a device to lift boats over shoals, an invention which was never manufactured. However, it eventually made him the only U.S. president to hold a patent.
     
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    Yes, he had. In 1849 it was registered as No. 6469.
     
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    Abraham Lincoln had patent to lift boats over shoals and obstructions. It is #6469. It was issued on May 22, 1849.
     

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