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Kampman, Henry J. Stanford 219,957 10 Jun 1879 23 Sep 1879 Improvement in Bitters
Kaufman, Daniel Bloomington 300,610   17 Jun 1884 Horse Power
Kaufman, Peter Hudson 141,717 05 Apr 1873 12 Aug 1873 Improvement in Feeding Elevators for Corn Shellers
Kaufman, Peter Bloomington 382,706 26 Oct 1887 15 May 1888 Corn Husking Implement
Kaufmann, Peter Normal 266,371 21 Dec 1880 24 Oct 1882 Thrashing and Separating Machine
Kazar, Lathrop LeRoy 29,601   14 Aug 1860 Improvement in Adjustable Mole for Mole Plows
Keeran, Manalcus G. Bloomington 425,328 24 Oct 1889 08 Apr 1890 Car Seat
Keeran, Manalcus G. Bloomington 546,958 25 Feb 1895 24 Sep 1895 Self Lubricating Journal Box
Keiser, Henry Bloomington 239,102 04 Feb 1881 22 Mar 1881 Device for Cribbing and Conveying Corn
Keiser, Henry Bloomington 308,898 15 Apr 1884 09 Dec 1884 Dust Colledtor
Kelley, David Weedman 430,291 17 Dec 1889 17 Jun 1890 Bolster Plate
Kelly, John T. LeRoy 375,741 27 Sep 1887 03 Jan 1888 Seeder and Cultivator
Kelly, Michael Bloomington 608,870 06 Nov 1897 09 Aug 1898 Draft Device for Locomotives
Kennaday, John H. Lexington 29,433   21 Jul 1860 Improvement in Corn Planters
Kern, Isaac R. Bloomington 177,254 10 Feb 1876 09 May 1876 Improvement in Plows
Kern, Isaac R. Bloomington 188,018 08 Feb 1877 06 Mar 1877 Improvement in Plows
Kimball, Henry H. Bloomington 273,569 15 Jan 1883 13 Mar 1883 Wrist Pin Lubricator
Kimball, Henry H. Bloomington 278,817 05 Feb 1883 05 Jun 1883 Wrist Pin Lubricator
Kirkbride, David M. Bloomington 178,161 03 Apr 1875 30 May 1876 Improvement in Plashed Hedges
Kirkpatrick, William P. Arrowsmith 505,770 16 May 1892 26 Sep 1893 Swift Warping Machine
Kirkpatrick, William P. Arrowsmith 525,660 15 Nov 1893 04 Sep 1894 Shuttle for Carpet Looms
Kirkpatrick, William P. Arrowsmith 555,646 03 Nov 1894 03 Mar 1896 Skein Warping Machine
Kirkpatrick, William P. Arrowsmith 586,904 25 Apr 1896 20 Jul 1897 Loom
Kirkpatrick, William P. Arrowsmith 622,810 12 Apr 1898 11 Apr 1899 Loom
Knight, William B. Colfax 269,067 17 Jun 1882 12 Dec 1882 Machine for Winding Fence Wire
Knight, William B. Colfax 368,094 17 May 1887 09 Aug 1887 Belt Replacer
Knight, Winton C. Colfax 269,067 17 Jun 1882 12 Dec 1882 Machine for Winding Fence Wire
Knowles, John A Towanda 269,213 23 May 1882 19 Dec 1882 Automatic Grain Measure
Kyle, Nicholas W. Colfax 612,948 31 Jan 1898 25 Oct 1898 Veterinary Operating Table
Lackey, Ira Bloomington 242,003 01 Apr 1881 24 May 1881 Plate Glass Conveyer and Setter
Lambert, Clarence G. Bloomington 580,698 25 Sep 1896 13 Apr 1897 Corn Popper
Lander, Samuel Bloomington 290,438 09 Nov 1883 18 Dec 1883 Safety Oil Tank
Lash, Nathanel Ellsworth 198,988 17 Dec 1877 08 Jan 1878 Improvement in Signal Lanterns
Lasswell, Grace H. Normal 369,535 28 Feb 1887 06 Sep 1887 Skirt and Stocking Protector
Law, John W. Bloomington 203,280 15 Apr 1878 07 May 1878 Improvement in Motors for Operating Pumps
Law, John W. Bloomington 203,281 25 Jan 1878 07 May 1878 Improvement in Draw Bars for Street Cars
Leedy, John K. Bloomington 36,469   16 Sep 1862 Improved Sugar Evaporator
Lettelier J. G. Bloomington 89,154   20 Apr 1869 Improvement in Automatic Weighing Machine
Levenguth, John Bloomington 346,295 26 Oct 1865 27 Jul 1886 Cabinet for Exhibiting Wares
Linberg, Sven Bloomington 431,369 16 Nov 1889 01 Jul 1890 Transposing Key Board
Ling, Lewis E. Bloomington 257,191 03 Mar 1882 02 May 1882 Dark Lantern
Linthicum, Robert B. Lexington 57,345   21 Aug 1866 Improvement in Corn Harvesters
Lisle, Harry F. Bloomington 626,937 31 Jan 1898 13 Jun 1899 Pipe Coupling
Liston, Richard P. Selma 182,373 16 Aug 1876 19 Sep 1876 Improvement in Churns
Littleton, Charles M. Shirley 337,598 31 Dec 1885 09 Mar 1886 Car Coupling
Littleton, Charles M. Shirley 374,076 13 Sep 1887 29 Nov 1887 Boot Jack
Lott, Harrison C. Lexington 267,549 08 Jun 1882 14 Nov 1882 Grain Separator
Lounsberry, George Chenoa 124,902   26 Mar 1872 Improvement in End Gates for Wagons
Lovenguth, John Bloomington 155,531 04 Apr 1874 29 Sep 1874 Improvement in Car Couplings
Lucas, Elijah A. Bloomington 54,378   01 May 1866 Improved Washing Machine
Luce, Hiram C. Bloomington 86,989   16 Feb 1869 Improved Compound for the Manufacture of Vinegar
Lyman, Thomas Bloomington 461,585 23 Jun 1891 20 Oct 1891 Draft Regulator and Spark Arrester
Lyman, Thomas Bloomington 469,405 26 Jun 1891 23 Feb 1892 Feed Water Heater
Lyman, Thomas Bloomington 497,330 12 Nov 1892 16 May 1893 Smoke Consumer
Mahan, J. W. Lexington 18,345   06 Oct 1857 Joiner's Bench
Mann, David Bloomington 142,150 14 Jun 1873 26 Aug 1873 Improvement in Railroad Water Cranes
Marker, George E. Heyworth 105,967 22 Jul 1870 02 Aug 1870 Improvement in Hay Rake
Martens, Christian C. Bloomington 177,254 10 Feb 1876 09 May 1876 Improvement in Plows
Martens, Christian C. Bloomington 495,444 09 Apr 1892 11 Apr 1893 Axle Gage
Mast, William G. Normal 198,874 20 Aug 1877 01 Jan 1878 Improvement in Corn Planters
Matern, William J. Bloomington 328,699 04 Aug 1885 20 Oct 1885 Hub Boxing Gage
Mathewson, Nathan Bloomington 88,653   06 Apr 1869 Improvement in Seats for Harvesters
Mathewson, Nathan Bloomington Reissue # 5,094   08 Oct 1872 Improvement in Seats for Harvesters (Patent # 88,653)
Mathewson, Nathan F. Bloomington 131,696 03 Aug 1872 24 Sep 1872 Improvement in Clothes Driers
Mathewson, Nathan F. Bloomington Reissue # 5,093   08 Oct 1872 Improvement in Harvesters (Patent # 88,653)
Mauger, Philip J. Danvers 467,771 29 Oct 1891 26 Jan 1892 Gate
Maxton, John Saybrook 111,857   14 Feb 1871 Improvement in Combined Cultivators and Harrows
Mayer, John L. McLean County 274,626 19 Oct 1882 27 Mar 1883 Automatic Grain Measure
Mayfield, W. D. Bloomington 18,426   13 Oct 1857 Mode of Detaching Horses from Vehicles
McClain, Edwin C. Bloomington 166,881 26 Jun 1875 17 Aug 1875 Improvement in Ironing Tables
McCormick, Andrew Bloomington 620,168 22 Aug 1898 28 Feb 1899 Steam Boiler
McCormick, Robert B. Bloomington 125,601   09 Apr 1872 Improvement in Churns
McFarland, James C. Heyworth 147,057 04 Aug 1873 03 Feb 1874 Improvement in Saw Sharpening Machines
McGregor, Rob Roy Bloomington 514,376 30 Jun 1893 06 Feb 1894 Steam and Hot Water Boiler
McGrew, Charles Bloomington 62,051 05 Jul 1866 12 Feb 1867 Improvement in Bee Hives
McGrew, Charles Bloomington 213,341 11 Dec 1878 18 Mar 1879 Improvement in Cultivators
McKee, Alfred Bloomington 481,028 01 Apr 1892 16 Aug 1892 Whiffletree
McLaughlin, Patrick Bloomington 502,851 07 Nov 1891 08 Aug 1893 Washing Machine
McNulta, Herbert Bloomington 516,217 01 May 1893 13 Mar 1894 Rheostat
McVay, Charles E. Bloomington 499,982 02 Feb 1893 20 Jun 1893 Trace Holder
Means, John R. Saybrook 470,067 29 Oct 1891 01 Mar 1892 Farm Gate
Melcher, Josiah F. Bloomington 48,424   27 Jun 1865 Improved Washing Machine
Melcher, Josiah F. Bloomington 68,769   10 Sep 1867 Improved Washing Machine
Melcher, Josiah F. Bloomington 82,237   15 Sep 1868 Improvement in Machines for Bending Wood
Melville, Frank H. Bloomington 193,888 07 Jul 1877 07 Aug 1877 Improvement in Devices for Securing and Carrying Paper Bags
Merchant, Ira Bloomington 199,562 17 Dec 1877 22 Jan 1878 Improvement in Street Pavements
Merriman, Henry Bloomington 91,251   15 Jun 1869 Improvement in Mechanical Movement
Merwin, Asher Padua 40,492   03 Nov 1863 Improvement in Corn Planters
Messick, Frank Bloomington 603,960 02 Apr 1897 10 May 1898 Gasolene Purifier
Mikel, Jane Gillum 337,185 11 Jun 185 02 Mar 1886 Combined Squeezer and Strainer
Miller, Edward D. Bloomington 202,183 13 Mar 1878 09 Apr 1878 Improvement in Pencil Sharpeners
Miller, Henry V. Bloomington 562,639 01 May 1896 23 Jun 1896 Automatic Railway Signal
Miller, Martha J. Bloomington 119,873   10 Oct 1871 Improvement in Combined Table, Bureau, Cupboard and Sink
Minter, Edwin F. Bloomington 598,801 08 Jun 1897 08 Feb 1898 Lunch Box
Misner, William H. Heyworth 105,967 22 Jul 1870 02 Aug 1870 Improvement in Hay Rake
Montross, C. A. Normal 66,334   02 Jul 1867 Improved Sorghum Evaporator
Moore, Josiah H. Bloomington 447,472 02 Dec 1890 03 Mar 1891 Harrow
Moore, Thomas Bloomington 48,580   04 Jul 1865 Improved Process of Making Sugar
Moore, Thomas Bloomington 88,976   13 Apr 1869 Improvement in Inking Apparatus for Color Printing
Moore, Thomas Bloomington 105,589   19 Jul 1870 Improvements in Vapor Burners
Moore, Thomas Bloomington 111,666   07 Feb 1871 Improvement in Vapor Burners
Moore, Thomas J. Bloomington 131,790   01 Oct 1872 Improvement in Thrashing Machines
Morgan, Richard P. Jr. Bloomington 223,375 08 Sep 1879 06 Jan 1880 Ventilating Cars
Morris, James P. Bloomington 67,064   23 Jul 1867 Improved Car Coupling
Morris, John H. Normal 123,281   30 Jan 1872 Improvement in Harness Buckles
Morrow, William C. Chenoa 622,681 20 Apr 1898 11 Apr 1899 Boiler Tube Cutter & Expander
Mortimer, John D. Bloomington 155,101 13 Jun 1874 15 Sep 1874 Improvement in Desks
Motter, George Bloomington 136,381   04 Mar 1873 Improvement in Dining Tables
Mozingo, Lewis W. Bloomington 492,501 24 May 1892 28 Feb 1893 Pressure Water Filter
Mundel, Jacob C. Arrowsmith 202,571 13 Aug 1877 16 Apr 1878 Improvement in Seeding Machines
Murphy, Edwin M. Lexington 16,066   11 Nov 1856 Medical Respirator
Myers, Charles Henry LeRoy 557,859 06 Nov 1895 07 Apr 1896 Land Marker for Planters
Myers, Henry Jr. McLean 115,977   13 Jun 1871 Improvement in Cut Offs for Water Conductors
Neill, Michael Normal 123,041   23 Jan 1872 Improvement in Washing Machines
Neill, Michael Bloomington 184,476 22 Jun 1875 21 Nov 1876 Improvement in Nut Locks
Nelson, Christian Arrowsmith 604,631 10 Nov 1897 24 May 1898 Potato Bug Destroyer
Neuhauser, Emil Gridley 522,081 02 Feb 1894 26 Jun 1894 Gate
Nickerson, C. Chenoa 56,598   24 Jul 1866 Improvement in Wind Wheels
Nolan, Michael Bloomington 385,771 20 Dec 1887 10 Jul 1888 Gate
Normandin, Levi P. Bloomington 394,002 13 Aug 1888 04 Dec 1888 Pencil Sharpener
Norris, Daniel W. Normal 123,041   23 Jan 1872 Improvement in Washing Machines
Norris, Daniel W. Normal 125,609   09 Apr 1872 Improvement in Washing Machines
Norwood, O. Bloomington 47,975   30 May 1865 Improvement in Combined Cultivator and Seeder
O'Donald, James Clinton, Illinois 111,666   07 Feb 1871 Improvement in Vapor Burners
O'Neil Crossing Alarm Co. Illinois 562,639 01 May 1896 23 Jun 1896 Automatic Railway Signal
O'Neill, Richard J. Bloomington 620,168 22 Aug 1898 28 Feb 1899 Steam Boiler
Ohr, Florence Normal 315,323 24 Nov 1884 07 Apr 1885 Piano Stool
Orendorff, Oliver H. Bloomington 562,909 23 Apr 1896 30 Jun 1896 Fence Post
Otto, Henry Bloomington 160,946 09 Jan 1875 16 Mar 1875 Improvement in Pipe Wrenches
Otto, Henry Bloomington 186,948 03 Nov 1876 06 Feb 1877 Improvement in Lawn Mowers
Otto, Henry Bloomington 290,650 14 May 1883 18 Dec 1883 Balanced Slide Valve
Otto, Henry Bloomington 290,998 06 Aug 1883 25 Dec 1883 Flue Cleaning Machine
Otto, Henry Bloomington 341,766 31 Dec 1885 11 May 1886 Boring Bar
Otto, Henry Bloomington 419,345 08 Nov 1889 14 Jan 1890 Wind Motor
Packard, Eugene H. Bloomington 589,373 16 Jul 1894 31 Aug 1897 Traveler for Kite Strings
Packard, William B. Bloomington 262,465 24 Apr 1882 08 Aug 1882 Sulky Plow & Others
Padgett, George W. Bloomington 554,950 16 Sep 1895 18 Feb 1896 Automatic Pumping Apparatus
Parke, Charles R. Bloomington 173,051 05 Nov 1875 01 Feb 1876 Improvement in Fracture Apparatus
Parke, George W. Bloomington 129,363   16 Jul 1872 Improvement in Devices for Igniting Gas Jets
Parritt, Frank T. Bloomington Design # 27,482 12 Apr 1897 03 Aug 1897 Design for a Casing for Coin Actuated Machines
Paxton, James A. Ellsworth 504,242 28 Nov 1891 29 Aug 1893 Revolving Rake for Cornstalks
Payne, Charles B. Bloomington 67,448   06 Aug 1867 Improved Trace Buckle
Payne, Charles B. Bloomington 78,124   19 May 1868 Improved Harness Buckle
Pearce, Wesley McLean County 79,680   07 Jul 1868 Improved Sponge & Dough Raiser
Peasley, Thomas D. Downs 391,072 07 Feb 1888 16 Oct 1888 Automatic Grain Measure
Peasley, Thomas D. Bloomington 535,295 08 Mar 1894 05 Mar 1895 Filter
Penniman, Elijah P. Sr. Bloomington 223,450 24 Sep 1879 13 Jan 1880 Heater or Furnace
Perkins, Charles H. Bloomington 163,242 13 Mar 1875 11 May 1875 Improvement in Valves for Air Brakes
Perry, Charles D. Bloomington 278,817 05 Feb 1883 05 Jun 1883 Wrist Pin Lubricator
Perry, Charles E. Bloomington 2,738,569 15 Jan 1883 13 Mar 1883 Wrist Pin Lubricator
Perry, Thomas H. Bloomington 352,066 12 Mar 1886 02 Nov 1886 Railway Frog
Phillips, William L. Normal 104,347   14 Jun 1870 Improvement in Malt Driers
Phillips, William L. Normal 146,472 16 Nov 1873 13 Jan 1874 Improvement in Fire Place Heaters
Phillips, William L. Normal Reissue # 6233   12 Jan 1875 Improvement in Fire Place Heaters (Patent # 146472)
Pierce, Joseph H. Bloomington 562,151 04 Feb 1895 16 Jun 1895 Water Filter
Pike, Edward M. Chenoa 340,003 26 Oct 1895 13 Apr 1886 Tile and Pottery Kiln
Pike, Edward M. Chenoa 384,469 05 Oct 1887 12 Jun 1888 Frame for Brick Kilns
Pike, Edward M. Chenoa 463,167 30 Apr 1891 17 Nov 1891 Brick Kiln
Pitts, James K. McLean 135,360 26 Aug 1872 28 Jan 1873 Improvement in Plow Couplings
Pitts, James K. McLean County Design # 4,451 15 Jul 1870 01 Nov 1870 Design for a Coal Hod
Pitts, Joseph McLean County Design # 4,451 15 Jul 1870 01 Nov 1870 Design for a Coal Hod
Platt, Albert L. Bloomington 118,149   15 Aug 1871 Improvement in Ice Cream Freezers
Platt, Albert L. Bloomington 133,251   19 Nov 1872 Improvement in Ice Cream Freezers
Platt, Albert L. Bloomington 138,191 11 Apr 1873 22 Apr 1873 Improvement in Nutmeg Graters
Plumley, William H. Bloomington 499,982 02 Feb 1893 20 Jun 1893 Trace Holder
Poore, Charles Lexington 152,303 21 Mar 1874 23 Jun 1874 Improvement in Drawing Boards
Pope, John G. Bloomington 258,598 14 Dec 1881 30 May 1882 Expanding Mandrel
Porter, Ewing Ottawa, Illinois 397,660 07 May 1888 12 Feb 1889 Hot Air Furnace
Post, Willis H. Bloomington 612,505 31 Aug 1897 18 Oct 1898 Weighing Scale
Potter, Bradford S. Bloomington 160,661 14 Dec 1874 09 Mar 1875 Improvement in Clothes Pins
Powell, Cameron C. Bloomington 598,801 08 Jun 1897 08 Feb 1898 Lunch Box
Powell, Ezekiel D. Yates Township 231,846 21 May 1880 31 Aug 1880 Cultivator
Powley, William D. Lexington 620,799 20 Apr 1898 07 Mar 1899 Flue Stopper
Pratt, Ira C. Cropsey 549,293 07 Jun 1895 05 Nov 1895 Animal Trap
Preistendanz, Gottlieb Gridley 195,165 03 Apr 1877 11 Sep 1877 Improvement in Hog Cholera Medicines
Price, Benjamin F. Bloomington 397,660 07 May 1888 12 Feb 1889 Hot Air Furnace
Price, Benjamin F. Bloomington 437,452 05 Jun 1889 30 Sep 1890 Furnace
Price, Benjamin F. Bloomington 473,958 13 May 1891 03 May 1892 Drive Gate
Price, George W. Bloomington 61,566   29 Jan 1867 Improvement in Gang Plough and Cultivators
Quinn, George W. Bloomington 596,307 04 Oct 1897 28 Dec 1897 Pneumatic Stacker
Quinn, Hiram W. Shirley 337,598 31 Dec 1885 09 Mar 1886 Car Coupling
Inventor Community Patent # Filing Date Issue Date Invention
Rabe, William L. Bloomington 86,989   16 Feb 1869 Improved Compound for the Manufacture of Vinegar
Radford, Thomas Bloomington 272,977 09 Oct 1882 27 Feb 1883 Rock Drill
Radford, William Bloomington 272,977 09 Oct 1882 27 Feb 1883 Rock Drill
Randolph, William Bloomington 39,676   25 Aug 1863 Improvement in the Adjustment of Fishing Nets
Reed, Calvin T. Bloomington 263,217 29 May 1882 22 Aug 1882 Sulky Attachment for Plows
Reeder, A. F. Bloomington 28,305   15 May 1860 Rotary Engine
Reeves, William E. Bloomington 303,593 31 Mar 1884 12 Aug 1884 Spark Arrester
Reniff, James F. Bloomington 183,206 20 Apr 1876 10 Oct 1876 Improvement in Air Brakes
Reniff, James R. Bloomington 147,171 11 Sep 1873 03 Feb 1874 Improvement in Sleeping Cars
Reniff, R. Bloomington 62,225   19 Feb 1867 Railroad Car Ventilator
Reniff, Rufus Bloomington Design # 6,807 19 Apr 1873 19 Aug 1873 Design for Safety Stirrup
Reyburn, James P. Normal 430,254 06 Mar 1890 17 Jun 1890 Tug
Reynolds, William Lexington 113,207   28 Mar 1871 Improvement in Bee Hives
Rhodes, John F. Bloomington 562,976 17 Feb 1896 30 Jun 1896 Metallic Fence Post
Richards, Arthur M. Bloomington 285,433   25 Sep 1883 Car Seat
Richards, Arthur M. Bloomington 437,938 15 Oct 1888 07 Oct 1890 Car Seat
Rodman, Arthur Holder 396,431 23 Apr 1888 22 Jan 1889 Band Cutting Fork
Roe, E. R. Bloomington 17,983   11 Aug 1857 Mechanism for Operating Railroad Car Brakes
Ropp, Christian McLean County 25,675   04 Oct 1859 Improvement in Corn Planters
Ropp, Ezra Yuton 631,129 06 Mar 1899 15 Aug 1899 Unloading Apparatus
Ropp, Walter A. Yuton 631,129 06 Mar 1899 15 Aug 1899 Unloading Apparatus
Rose, John J. Bloomington 153,615 09 Jun 1874 28 Jul 1874 Improvement in Combined Door Plates and Letter Box Bells
Russell Indicator Lock Co. Bloomington 232,070 19 May 1880 07 Sep 1880 Indicator Lock
Russell Indicator Lock Co. Bloomington Reissue # 9,300   13 Jul 1880 Indicator Lock (Patent # 223,955)
Russell Indicator Lock Co.` Bloomington 232,069 19 May 1880 07 Sep 1880 Indicator Lock
Russell, Henry L. Bloomington 223,391 26 Aug 1879 06 Jan 1880 Automatic Cut Off for Cistern Leaders
Russell, Henry L. Bloomington 223,955 28 May 1879 27 Jan 1880 Indicator Lock
Russell, Henry L. Bloomington 232,069 19 May 1880 07 Sep 1880 Indicator Lock
Russell, Henry L. Bloomington 232,070 19 May 1880 07 Sep 1880 Indicator Lock
Russell, Henry L. Bloomington Reissue # 9,300   13 Jul 1880 Indicator Lock (Patent # 223,955)
Ryburn, Harry Bloomington 456,065 16 Mar 1891 14 Jul 1891 Sweat Pad
Saltsman, George Bloomington 279,021 30 Mar 1883 05 Jun 1883 Spark Arrester
Saltsman, George Bloomington 331,089 24 Jan 1884 24 Nov 1885 Spark Arrester
Salzman, John W. Bloomington 582,880 02 Mar 1896 13 May 1897 Thill Tug For Harness
Sargent, James B. Bloomington 202,021 25 Mar 1878 02 Apr 1878 Improvement in Railway Switches
Sawyer, Theodore Towanda 605,748 14 Jan 1898 14 Jan 1898 Gate
Schermerhorn, John G. Bloomington 201,707 06 Feb 1878 26 Mar 1878 Improvement in Paper Boxes
Schermerhorn, John G. Bloomington 206,831 15 Jun 1878 06 Aug 1878 Improvement in Paper Boxes
Schopp, Joseph B. Chenoa 340,003 26 Oct 1895 13 Apr 1886 Tile and Pottery Kiln
Schopp, Joseph B. Chenoa 384,469 05 Oct 1887 12 Jun 1888 Frame for Brick Kilns
Schulz, Gustav C. Bloomington 517,671 21 Mar 1893 03 Apr 1894 Toy Parachute
Scott, Benajmin Bloomington 293,365 20 May 1883 12 Feb 1884 Corn Planter
Scott, Charles H. Bloomington 584,413 17 Aug 1896 15 Jun 1897 Tailor's Measure
Scott, George W. Bloomington 131,790   01 Oct 1872 Improvement in Thrashing Machines
Scott, Matthew T. Bloomington 272,977 09 Oct 1882 27 Feb 1883 Rock Drill
Scoville, Augustus J. Bloomington 34,552   25 Feb 1862 Improvement in Pistons for Steam Engines
Sells, Sumner J. Bloomington 313,777 14 Oct 1884 10 Mar 1885 Slat Fastener for Belts
Sewall, Joseph A. Normal 118,397   22 Aug 1871 Improvement in Compounds for Coating Iron
Seward, Maurice D. Normal 137,727 23 Jul 1872 08 Apr 1873 Improvement in Hot Air Furnaces
Seward, Maurice D. Normal 159,225 10 Dec 1874 26 Jan 1875 Improvement in Cooking Stoves
Sharp, Theodore Bloomington 23,954   10 May 1859 Shafting for Endless Chain Horse Powers
Shelton, Gillum Normal 138,205 08 Mar 1873 22 Apr 1873 Improvement in Suspenders for Fly Guards upon Horses
Shelton, Gillum Normal 157,976 10 Aug 1874 22 Dec 1874 Improvement in Clevises
Shelton, Gillum Normal 172,787 18 Nov 1875 25 Jan 1876 Improvement in Fence Posts
Shelton, Gillum Normal 185,584 14 Nov 1876 19 Dec 1876 Improvement in Fence Posts
Shelton, Gillum Normal 207,988 31 Jan 1878 10 Sep 1878 Improvement in Fruit Pickers
Shelton, Gillum Normal Reissue # 5,530 01 Jul 1873 12 Aug 1873 Improvement in Plows (Patent # 127,650)
Shook, John H. Normal 143,643 31 May 1873 14 Oct 1873 Improvement in Bee Hives
Shurtleff, William T. Normal 190,748 16 Apr 1877 15 May 1877 Improvement in Fruit Driers
Shurtleff, William T. Normal 191,661 14 Apr 1877 05 Jun 1877 Improvement in Compositions for Preserving, Drying and Bleaching Fruit
Shurtleff, William T. Normal 193,243 27 Jun 1877 17 Jul 1877 Improvement in Fruit Driers
Sibley, Henry E. Towanda 269,213 23 May 1882 19 Dec 1882 Automatic Grain Measure
Sill, Daniel M. Bloomington 371,156 21 Jun 1887 04 Oct 1887 Car Axle Box
Simkins, James H. Heyworth 215,684 29 Mar 1879 20 May 1879 Improvement in Marking Attachments for Corn Planters
Simmons, Dehaldemer Saybrook 430,579 14 Dec 1889 17 Jun 1890 Tongue Support
Smith, Brainerd Normal 182,865 04 Sep 1876 03 Oct 1876 Improvement in Street Lamps
Smith, Charles R. Bloomington 626,937 31 Jan 1898 13 Jun 1899 Pipe Coupling
Smith, Elias Normal 96,044 21 Jun 1869 19 Oct 1869 Improvement in Galvanic Apparatus
Smith, Elias Bloomington 166,943 01 Jun 1875 24 Aug 1875 Improvement in Cattle Alarms for Locomotives
Smith, Fred Clinton Bloomington 528,798 20 Oct 1894 07 May 1895 Pump for Oil Cans
Smith, George T. Bloomington 223,655 18 Apr 1879 20 Jan 1880 Dust Separator for Flour Mills
Smith, George T. Bloomington 236,101 04 Jan 1873 28 Dec 1880 Middlings Purifier
Smith, Horace S. Bloomington 105,007   05 Jul 1870 Improved Machine for Turning Crank Pins
Smith, Obediah Bloomington 351,000 02 Jun 1886 19 Oct 1886 Motor
Smith, Thomas H. Bloomington 285,518 01 Aug 1883 25 Sep 1883 Mail Bag Fastening
Smith, Thomas H. Bloomington 297,025 19 Feb 1884 15 Apr 1884 Mail Bag
Smith, William T. F. Lexington 133,808   10 Dec 1872 Improvement in Corn Planters
Snyder, Robert C. Colfax 573,045 01 Apr 1896 15 Dec 1896 Bake Pan
Soper, Clinton P. Bloomington 543,222 08 Apr 1895 23 Jul 1895 Shaking and Dumping Grate
Sprague, J. G. Lexington 99,490   01 Feb 1870 Combined Hedge Trimmer and Stalk Cutter
Squires, Saxton W. Normal 182,865 04 Sep 1876 03 Oct 1876 Improvement in Street Lamps
Staley, Joseph L. Bloomington 512,669 19 Jan 1893 09 Jan 1894 Cultivator
Stansbury, T. A. Saybrook 52,903   27 Feb 1866 Improvement in Plows
Starr, Raymond T. Bloomington 418,540 16 Oct 1889 31 Dec 1889 Hinge
Starr, Raymond T. Bloomington 514,572 21 Mar 1893 13 Feb 1894 Bicycle
Stevenson, James B. Bloomington 272,977 09 Oct 1882 27 Feb 1883 Rock Drill
Stevenson, William Bloomington 272,977 09 Oct 1882 27 Feb 1883 Rock Drill
Stone, James Z. Bloomington 257,191 03 Mar 1882 02 May 1882 Dark Lantern
Storr, Sellers Bloomington 441,780 24 Sep 1890 02 Dec 1890 Caster Colter and Jointer
Story, Judge B. Bloomington 408,362 10 Mar 1889 06 Aug 1889 Clothes Drier
Stowe, James G. Bloomington 127,935   11 Jun 1872 Improvement in Cultivators
Stowe, James G. Bloomington 129,363   16 Jul 1872 Improvement in Devices for Igniting Gas Jets
Stowe, James G. Bloomington 133,067 11 Nov 1872 19 Nov 1872 Improvement in Cultivators
Strayer, Charles S. Bloomington 96,696   09 Nov 1869 Improved Washing Machine
Sutter, Joseph McLean County 274,626 19 Oct 1882 27 Mar 1883 Automatic Grain Measure
Sutton, Emmett R. Forest, Illinois 351,000 02 Jun 1886 19 Oct 1886 Motor
Taplin, Albert J. Bloomington 164,056 06 Mar 1875 01 Jun 1875 Improvement in Graining Rollers
Tappe, August Bloomington 331,569 30 Jun 1884 01 Dec 1885 Tobacco Pipe
Tappe, Charles Bloomington 331,569 30 Jun 1884 01 Dec 1885 Tobacco Pipe
Thayer, Stephen A. Bloomington 457,466 10 Sep 1890 11 Aug 1891 Check Book
Thiell, William H. Bloomington 262,506 12 May 1882 08 Aug 1882 Signal Attachment for Locomotive Head Lights
Thomas, Frederick Bloomington 169,059 01 Oct 1875 19 Oct 1875 Improvement in Coffee Roasters
Thomas, John E. Bloomington 467,527 04 Jun 1891 26 Jan 1892 Soot Collector
Thompson, Alexander Bloomington 93,138 09 Apr 1869 27 Jul 1869 Improvements in Gig Sawing Machine
Thompson, Robert R. Bloomington 602,487 21 Jun 1897 19 Apr 1898 Box Lounge
Tiefel, Charles G. Bloomington 517,671 21 Mar 1893 03 Apr 1894 Toy Parachute
Travis, David Fairbury, Illinois 252,195 11 Oct 1880 10 Jan 1882 Valve
Tribble, Thomas A. Bloomington 634,485 16 Feb 1899 10 Oct 1899 Indicator
Tschus, Marianus X. Bloomington 24,677   05 Jul 1859 Spring Snap for Bridle Reins
Tucker, Cyrus Bloomington 64,598   07 May 1867 Improvement in Alarm Locks for Tills
Tyner, William L. Stanford 195,186 07 Aug 1877 11 Sep 1877 Improvement in Implements for Laying Tile
Van Hook, Franklin P. Normal 624,709 25 Oct 1895 09 May 1899 Method of Producing Plaster Products
Vancuren, James Chenoa 28,367   22 May 1860 Improvement in Corn Planters
Vinton, Oscar S. Bloomington 580,698 25 Sep 1896 13 Apr 1897 Corn Popper
Waddington, George LeRoy 100,955   15 Mar 1870 Combined Hedge Trimmer and Mower
Waddington, George W. Bloomington 514,376 30 Jun 1893 06 Feb 1894 Steam and Hot Water Boiler
Waddington, William A. Bloomington 514,376 30 Jun 1893 06 Feb 1894 Steam and Hot Water Boiler
Wagenfuehr, Augustus Bloomington 148,452 12 Jan 1874 10 Mar 1874 Improvement in Wood Grinders for Paper Pulp
Wakefield, Oscar Bloomington 217,177 12 Mar 1878 01 Jul 1879 Improvement in Paper Pilers for Printing Presses
Walton Plow Co. Bloomington 447,472 02 Dec 1890 03 Mar 1891 Harrow
Washburn, E. Normal 66,334   02 Jul 1867 Improved Sorghum Evaporator
Waters, Frank R. Bloomington 302,366 19 Feb 1884 22 Jul 1884 Pencil Sharpener
Waters, Orin Bloomington 217,177 12 Mar 1878 01 Jul 1879 Improvement in Paper Pilers for Printing Presses
Waters, Zera Bloomington 80,374   28 Jul 1868 Improved Hat Holder
Waters, Zera Bloomington 93,138 09 Apr 1869 27 Jul 1869 Improvements in Gig Sawing Machine
Waters, Zera Bloomington 93,144   27 Jul 1869 Improvement in Combined Abdominal and Uterine Supporter
Waters, Zera Bloomington 134,500   31 Dec 1872 Improvement in Composition Pavements
Waters, Zera Bloomington 191,273 31 Oct 1876 29 May 1877 Improvement in Pavements
Watkins, Charles S. Bloomington 608,940 11 Nov 1897 09 Aug 1898 Rein Clasp
Welch, William H. Bloomington 94,459   31 Aug 1869 Improved Rotary Washing Machine
Welch, William H. Bloomington 106,296   09 Aug 1870 Improvement in Washing Machines
Welch, William H. Bloomington 139,984 05 Mar 1873 17 Jun 1873 Improvement in Coffee Roasters
Welch, William H. Bloomington 146,498 06 Sep 1873 13 Jan 1874 Improvement in Washing Machines
Wells, Richard Bloomington 93,378   03 Aug 1869 Improved Railway Car Coupling
West, Isaac N. Bloomington 460,356 26 Mar 1891 29 Sep 1891 Whiffletree Attachment for Vehicles
Westerman, Conrad L. Bloomington 149,172 17 Feb 1874 31 Mar 1874 Improvement in Car Couplings
Westerman, Conrad L. Bloomington 204,117 18 Apr 1878 21 May 1878 Improvement in Egg Testers
Whitcomb, William A. Downs 607,721 30 Sep 1897 19 Jul 1898 Gate
Whitcomb, William A. Downs 615,772 31 May 1898 13 Dec 1898 Gate
White, Charles A. Towanda 595,359 23 Feb 1897 14 Dec 1897 Corn Sheller
White, David Normal 137,522 07 Feb 1873 01 Apr 1873 Improvement in Carpet Stretchers
White, F. Bloomington 89,154   20 Apr 1869 Improvement in Automatic Weighing Machine
White, John F. Bloomington 639,837 10 Aug 1899 26 Dec 1899 Combination Ironing Table
White, Michael B. McLean County 143,481 26 Dec 1872 07 Oct 1873 Improvement in Wheels for Vehicles
White, Willaim Richard Bloomington 493,539 08 Aug 1892 14 Mar 1893 Gate
White, Willaim Richard Bloomington 614,682 11 May 1898 22 Nov 1898 Gate
White, William Richard Bloomington 446,605 22 Nov 1890 17 Feb 1891 Gate
White, William Richard Bloomington 456,974 20 Feb 1891 04 Aug 1891 Gate
White, William Richard Bloomington 461,061 22 Apr 1891 13 Oct 1891 Swinging Gate
White, William Richard Bloomington 463,324 22 Jul 1891 17 Nov 1891 Gate
White, William Richard Bloomington 464,235 08 May 1891 01 Dec 1891 Sliding Gate
White, William Richard Bloomington 493,538 03 Jun 1892 14 Mar 1893 Gate
White, William Richard Bloomington 496,926 11 Oct 1892 09 May 1893 Gate Hinge
White, William Richard Bloomington 503,887 24 May 1892 22 Aug 1893 Swinging Gate
White, William Richard Bloomington 552,943 16 Mar 1895 14 Jan 1896 Operating Mechanism for Gates
White, William Richard Bloomington 574,649 06 Apr 1895 05 Jan 1897 Gate
White, William Richard Bloomington 577,092 06 May 1896 16 Feb 1897 Gate
White, William Richard Bloomington 577,093 02 Nov 1896 16 Feb 1897 Fence
White, William Richard Bloomington 583,350 24 Mar 1897 25 May 1897 Gate
White, William Richard Bloomington 583,558 26 Dec 1894 01 Jun 1897 Gate (Patented is England 20 Aug 1894 # 15,845)
White, William Richard Bloomington 584,280 26 Mar 1897 08 Jun 1897 Gate
White, William Richard Bloomington 587,415 12 Mar 1895 03 Aug 1897 Gate
White, William Richard Bloomington 593,146 16 Oct 1896 02 Nov 1897 Gate
White, William Richard Bloomington 593,757 23 Mar 1897 16 Nov 1897 Swinging Gate
White, William Richard Bloomington Design # 31,550 01 Sep 1899 26 Sep 1899 Design for an Operating Bar for Gate Latches
White, William Richard Bloomington Design # 31,750 02 Oct 1899 31 Oct 1899 Design for a Gate Hinge
White, William Richard Bloomington Design # 31,974 02 Oct 1899 12 Dec 1899 Design For a Latch Lever
Whitmore, William D. Bloomington 100,477   01 Mar 1870 Improvement in Piston Packing
Wilkins, Morris D. Bloomington 195,427 20 Aug 1877 18 Sep 1877 Improvement in Automatic Receiving Tables for Printing Presses
Willard P. Brooks Bloomington 93,593   10 Aug 1869 Improvement in Three Horse Equalizers
Willhoite, Henry L. Colfax 315,366 06 Mar 1884 07 Apr 1885 Combined Hay Rake and Loader
Williams, Harry M. Bloomington 371,156 21 Jun 1887 04 Oct 1887 Car Axle Box
Williams, Harry M. Bloomington 567,017 02 Nov 1895 01 Sep 1896 Recorder
Williams, Harry M. Bloomington 590,249 22 Apr 1896 21 Sep 1897 Combined Till Alarm and Lock
Wilmeth, Isaiah White Bloomington 118,149   15 Aug 1871 Improvement in Ice Cream Freezers
Wilson, David H. Normal 457,296 25 Aug 1890 04 Aug 1891 Electric Fence Station Device
Wilson, William Bloomington 330,279 12 Jun 1885 10 Nov 1885 Car Coupling
Wilson, William Bloomington 333,706 02 Nov 1885 05 Jan 1886 Valve Gear
Wilson, William Bloomington 339,961 19 Dec 1885 13 Apr 1886 Steam Engine
Wilson, William Bloomington 353,044 02 Nov 1885 23 Nov 1886 Valve Gear for Steam Engines
Wilson, William Bloomington 357,256 11 Nov 1888 08 Feb 1887 Valve Gear
Wilson, William Bloomington 361,738 03 Nov 1880 26 Apr 1887 Spark Arrester
Witmore, William D. Bloomington 105,007   05 Jul 1870 Improved Machine for Turning Crank Pins
Woiceski, William A. Bloomington 495,444 09 Apr 1892 11 Apr 1893 Axle Gage
Woiceski, Willim Bloomington 142,317 03 Jul 1873 26 Aug 1873 Improvement in Punching Machines
Wolcott, John L. Bloomington 219,841 16 Apr 1879 23 Sep 1879 Improvement in Show Cases for Coffins
Woodard, Francis C. Gridley 347,282 06 Nov 1885 10 Aug 1886 Combined Tile Ditcher and Grader
Woodruff, John W. Bloomington 183,634 23 Sep 1876 24 Oct 1876 Improvement in Egg Carriers
Woolsey, Gilbert R. Normal 206,912 20 Feb 1878 13 Aug 1878 Improvement in Driving Reins for Two Horses
Worden, John Normal 68,275   27 Aug 1867 Improved Washing Machine
Young, Wesley Bloomington 85,195   22 Dec 1878 Improvement in Hedge Planter
Ziegler, Charles F. Bloomington 430,982 11 Feb 1890 24 Jun 1890 Shoe Fastener
Zimmerman, William Bloomington 88,255 02 Feb 1869 23 Mar 1869 Improved Table Attachment for Chairs


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