Who invented the electric typewriter?

Answer Thomas Alva Edison invented the electric typewriter in 1872, but the first commercial model wasn't introduced until the 1920s. Electric typewriters only became popular after the 1930s introduction ... Read More »

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When was the first electric typewriter made?

Famed inventor Thomas Alva Edison took out the first patent for an electric typewriter in 1872, although it was a prototype and never marketed. It was large, bulky and powered by a series of magnet... Read More »

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When was the first electric typewriter produced?

James Fields Smathers, of Kansas, invented the first practical electric typewriter in 1914. After World War I, early models featured an ungainly external line shaft. An internal motor was developed... Read More »