Paul Moody

Inventor

1779 – 1831

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Who was Paul Moody?

Paul Moody was a U.S. textile machinery inventor born in Byfield, Massachusetts. He is often credited with developing and perfecting the first power loom in America, which launched the first successful integrated cotton mill at Waltham, Massachusetts in 1814, under the leadership of Francis Cabot Lowell and his associates.

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Born
May 23, 1779
Byfield
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Employment
  • The Boston Associates
Died
Jul 5, 1831
Lowell

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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