Biography - A Short Wiki
Invented a way to vulcanize rubber in 1839, which he developed on an ongoing basis through 1844 when he finally patented the idea.
He owned and operated a hardware store in Philadelphia.
His discovery of vulcanized rubber was the result of an accident. It was discovered that the Mesoamericans used a similar process around 1600 B.C.
How did Charles Goodyear die?
|Cause of death||N/A|
|Age of death||59 years|
|Birthday||December 29, 1800|
|Death date||July 1, 1860|
|Place of death||New York, New York, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"I am not disposed to complain that I have planted and others have gathered the fruits."Charles Goodyear
"A man has cause for regret only when he sows and no one reaps."Charles Goodyear
"Life should not be estimated exclusively by the standard of dollars and cents."Charles Goodyear