Walter P. Phillips

Inventor

1846 – 1920

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Who was Walter P. Phillips?

Walter P. Phillips, born in Grafton, Massachusetts in 1846, was a journalist, telegraph operator, and businessman who invented the Phillips Code. He later became the head of the United Press. The most well known remnants of the Phillips Code are the terms POTUS and SCOTUS.

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Born
1846
Massachusetts
Also known as
  • Walter Phillips
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Massachusetts
Died
1920

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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