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Ross Winans

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Ross Winans (1796-1877) was an American inventor, mechanic, and builder of locomotives and railroad machinery. He is also noted for design of pioneering cigar-hulled ships. Winans, one of the United States' first multi-millionaires, was also involved politics and was a vehement States' rights advocate.

Died aged 81 in 1877 in Baltimore.

1877 Obituary [1]

1877 Obituary [2]

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