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John Deere

Born: 1804
Birthplace: Rutland, Vt.

Plow—Deere's plow had a cutting part made of steel and a moldboard made of polished wrought iron which proved more effective than implements then in use for cutting and turning prairie soils. (1989)

Died: 1886

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