Richard T. James

Inventor

1914 – 1974

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Who was Richard T. James?

Richard Thompson James, born January 1, 1914, was a naval engineer. He invented a spring toy, named Slinky by his wife Betty, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in the early to mid-1940s.

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Born
1914
Also known as
  • Джеймс, Ричард Томпсон
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Pennsylvania State University
Died
1974

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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