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Also Known As: Died:
Born: August 16, 1942 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Genoa, , IT Profession: Cast ...
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1859:
Family settled in Rochester, New York
1873:
At age 19, hired as a bank clerk
1878:
Purchased first camera
1879:
Filed first patent for a machine that coated dry photographic plates; founded the Eastman Dry Plate Company
1884:
Introduced paper roll film; the following year patented a machine that coated rolls of paper with emulsion
1888:
Developed the Kodak box camera
1889:
Invented perforated celluloid film
1892:
Changed name of company to Eastman Kodak
1900:
Introduced the Kodak brownie camera which sold for one dollar

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