Dorr Felt

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope

Dorr FeltName: Dorr Eugene Felt

Born: March 18, 1862, in Newark, Wisconsin, USA

Death: August 7, 1930 (Age: 68)

Computer-related contributions

  • American inventor and industrialist best known for inventing the Comptometer, an early computing device, and the Comptograph, the first printing adding machine.

Significant publications

  • Mechanical arithmetic, or The history of the counting machine.
  • A register of the ancestors of Dorr Eugene Felt and Agnes (McNulty) Felt.

Honors and awards

  • Awarded the John Scott Medal of The Franklin Institute in 1889.