Sholes, Christopher

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Sholes, Christopher Gender: M
born on 14 February 1819 at 05:45 (= 05:45 AM )
Place Mooreseville PA, USA, 40n45, 75w24
Timezone LMT m75w24 (is local mean time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 24°58' s_mo.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 12°56 Asc.s_capcol.18.gif 29°04'

Christopher Sholes


American inventor and journalist, the creator of the typewriter, patented in June 1868. At the age of 14 he worked as a newspaper apprentice, eventually joining the staff of "News" in Milwaukee. He was described as an unselfish, kindhearted, companionable, just and modest man. For several years during his middle life, he founded the Excelsior church.

Died of tuberculosis on 2/17/1890, Milwaukee, WI.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Fairchild gives spec time, AA 2/1948


  • Diagnoses : Major Diseases : Tuberculosis
  • Vocation : Writers : Columnist/ journalist
  • Notable : Famous : Founder/ originator (Typewriter)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book