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William Samuel Henson
also called "Mad-man" Henson and has one more synonym

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  1. was a pre-Wright brothers aviation engineer and inventor

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  2. born 1812

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  3. died 1888

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  4. Henson was born in 1812 (some sources say 1805), probably in Chard, Somerset, England, a centre of lace-making, or perhaps Leicester

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  5. Henson was involved in lace-making in Chard, which increasingly was mechanized at that time, and obtained a patent on improved lace-making machines in 1835

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