Chauncey Jerome

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1868-04-20
 

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Assessment
His mass production techniques modernized clock-making.
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unknown
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clock making
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chauncey jerome worked for eli terry (Eli Terry)
chauncey jerome used techniques of eli whitney (Eli Whitney)
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eli whitney work related to chauncey jerome (Eli Whitney)
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When he felt he had learned as much as he could, he hired himself out to a clockmaker in Plymouth, MA. In 1813 Jerome fought briefly with the militia during the war with Britain, then was sent to help guard the city of New Haven, CT. (Details)
At age 16 Jerome struck a deal with his employer, a carpenter, to have four months off each winter so he could make dials for long clocks for a nearby clockmaker. (Details)
After peace was declared in 1815, Jerome married, settled in Farmington, and worked as a carpenter for a year until he got a job with Eli Terry, who had developed a wooden shelf clock as an alternative to the wooden clock that hung on the wall. (Details)
 

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Date of birth
1793-06-10
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