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Extract whitney, eli (08 december 1765–08 january 1825), inventor and gun manufacturer, was born in westboro, massachusetts, the son of eli whitney and elizabeth fay, prosperous farmers. Eli whitney (1765–1825) was an american inventor, best known for the invention of the cotton gin, enabling the mass production of cotton before his. Eli whitney is one of the most famous inventors in american history, yet his most famous invention only took him ten days to make learn about the. Eli whitney: the inventor from: engraving of eli whitney, by samuel fb morse, c 1822 in the early american republic. Eli whitney was a famous american inventor, who was born on december 8, 1765as a person born on this date, eli whitney is listed in our database as the 19th most popular celebrity for the day (december 8. Eli whitney invented a cotton gin it was an improvement on the roller gins of the time in that it separated seeds from fibers faster and more easily.
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