Joshua Lionel Cowen

Inventor

1877 – 1965

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Who was Joshua Lionel Cowen?

Joshua Lionel Cowen was an American inventor and the cofounder of Lionel Corporation, a manufacturer of model railroads and toy trains. Cowen also invented the flash-lamp in 1899, an early photographer's flash light source.

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Born
Aug 25, 1877
New York City
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Education
  • Columbia University
  • Cooper Union
Died
Sep 8, 1965
Palm Beach

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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