John Albert Burr

John Albert Burr

Born: ,   Unkown

Invention: Improved Rotary Blade Lawn Mow

An improved rotary blade lawn mower. It was designed with traction wheels and a rotary blade that was designed to no easily get plugged up from lawn clippings.

Personal Bio

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On May 9, 1899, John Albert Burr patented an improved rotary blade lawn mower. Burr designed a lawn mower with traction wheels and a rotary blade that was designed to not easily get plugged up from lawn clippings. John Albert Burr also improved the design of lawn mowers by making it possible to mow closer to building and wall edges. You can view U.S. patent 624,749 issued to John Albert Burr

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