William Shakespeare

Deceased Person

1869 – 1950

90

Who was William Shakespeare?

William Shakespeare, Jr. was an American inventor.

He invented the level-winding fishing reel. Shakespeare also founded and was one of the key people of Shakespeare Fishing Tackle. which he founded in 1897, as a fisherman aiming to improve the fishing-reel mechanism.

He was a traveling salesman of patent medicines.

In addition to numerous fishing-tackle innovations, Shakespeare also received patents for camera equipment. and a carburetor.

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Born
1869
Died
1950

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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