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Alfred B. Dick

A. B. Dick and Company

1883 - 1934

Fabricated Goods

pre-1900 b. 1856
Born-Died1856 - 1934
BirthplaceIllinois (IL)
Era - pre-1900

Dick conceived the idea for the mimeograph, and secured permission from Thomas Edison for what would become known as the Edison-Dick Mimeograph. At the time of Dick’s death, the Edison-Dick Mimeograph had become virtually indispensable to every kind of public and private institution. A. B. Dick & Company evolved into an international company with 1,700 workers, branches in practically every major U.S. city, and sales agents throughout the world.