Lester Allen Pelton

Lester Allen Pelton bio

Birth Name: Lester Allen Pelton

Occupation: Engineer

Place Of Birth: Ohio

Date Of Birth: September 5, 1829

Date Of Death: March 14, 1908

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Lester Allen Pelton was born on the 5th of September, 1829. He was best known for being a Engineer. Remembered best for inventing an efficient hydroelectric turbine known as the Pelton water wheel, this 19th-century scientist was the recipient of the 1895 Elliott Cresson Medal.

Lester Allen Pelton was born in Ohio. Before beginning his work as an inventor, he attempted to become a gold-miner and subsequently worked in the carpentry and millwrighting industries. In 2006, he became a posthumous inductee into the National Inventors Hall of Fame.

Lester Allen Pelton was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Lester Allen Pelton was born in 1820s.

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

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Personal Life

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Lester Allen Pelton was born in the Year of the Ox.

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REAL NAME: Lester Allen Pelton
BIRTH DAY: Saturday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Lester Allen Pelton was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Lester Allen Pelton was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways.

Ruling Planet: Lester Allen Pelton had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Lester Allen Pelton’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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