The entrepreneur Charles Goodyear died at the age of 59. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Invented a way to vulcanize rubber in 1839, which he developed on an ongoing basis through 1844 when he finally patented the idea.
He married Clarissa Beecher in August 1824.
I am not disposed to complain that I have planted and others have gathered the fruits.
Life should not be estimated exclusively by the standard of dollars and cents.
A man has cause for regret only when he sows and no one reaps.