L. Lewis Sagendorph

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L. Lewis Sagendorph
Born(1842-09-26)September 26, 1842
Hudson, New York, US
DiedApril 13, 1909(1909-04-13) (aged 66)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, US
OccupationInventor, industrialist, businessman

L. Lewis Sagendorph (September 26, 1842 - April 13, 1909) was an American inventor and leading manufacturer of sheet metal products in the late 19th and very early 20th centuries. He founded what later became the Penn Metal Company in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Life and career[change | change source]

Longley Lewis Sagendorph, Jr. was born in Hudson, New York and later moved to Rhode Island where he served in the with the 10th Rhode Island Regiment in the American Civil War.[1] L. Lewis Sagendorph was buried at West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Palliser, George. The Palliser's Late Victorian Architecture.
  2. "L. Lewis Sagendorph, Jr". Retrieved October 1, 2015.

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