Chester Carlson

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Birth Name: Chester Carlson

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: Washington

Date Of Birth: February 8, 1906

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Chester Carlson was born on the 8th of February, 1906. He was popular for being a Entrepreneur. Patent lawyer who tired of redrawing schematics and re-typing documents by hand and invented the very first copy machine.

Chester Carlson was born in Washington. His nearsightedness and arthritis made the job of making copies for reports that much more arduous, and he created a novel way to reproduce them by a process called electric photography. He approached IBM and the Army Signal Corps with his invention with both turning him down. It took eight years to find an investor: the Haloid company, later renamed Xerox.

Chester Carlson was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Chester Carlson was born in 1900s. Discover what happened on this day.

Chester Carlson is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Chester Carlson’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Chester Carlson’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Chester Carlson kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Chester Carlson was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Chester Carlson
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Thursday



Zodiac Sign: Chester Carlson was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Chester Carlson was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: Chester Carlson had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Chester Carlson’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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