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Edward Bausch

Bausch and Lomb Company

1926 - 1935


1920 b. 1854
Born-Died1854 - 1944
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - 1920

In 1882, Bausch, working at his fatherís Bausch and Lomb Optical factory, secured his first patent on a Trichnoscope, a microscope designed for use in detecting contaminated meat. He also supplied the lens for the first Kodak camera in 1888. Bausch became president of Bausch and Lomb in 1926. Although he explored new fields of development and took out several patents, Bauschís main contribution was in the expansion of optical lenses.