Eli Terry

Deceased Person

Date of death
1852-02-24
 

Employer

Employees and other personnel
Seth Thomas (1807, 1810)
 

KWTopic

KWType
Person
Assessment
The clock factory he established was the first in the United States and he is remembered as a pioneer of modern manufacturing techniques.
Category
invention
Disciplines
clock-making
Connections from
eli terry possibly influenced by eli whitney (Eli Whitney)
Connections to
chauncey jerome worked for eli terry (Chauncey Jerome)
eli whitney work related to eli terry (Eli Whitney)
Has sentences
He then set up a new business producing one-day shelf clocks with wooden works, and gradually increased his product portfolio. (Details)
From 1786 to 1792, Terry was apprenticed to several different clockmakers then, in 1793, a year after making his first clock, he set up in business in Plymouth, CT. Prior to 1800, he had used the conventional hand tools of clock-making, until demand incre (Details)
With the machinery up and running, in three years he had established the first clock factory in the United States. (Details)
 

Person

Place of birth
Gender
Parents
Samuel Terry
Children
Date of birth
1772-04-13
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