Chester Carlson – Cause of Death, Date of Death, and More!

Chester Carlson died at age 62, respectable. Check out the death cause, death date, and more facts about the circumstances surrounding entrepreneur Chester Carlson's death.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Patent lawyer who tired of redrawing schematics and re-typing documents by hand and invented the very first copy machine.

His nearsightedness and arthritis made the job of making copies for reports that much more arduous, and he created a novel way to reproduce them by a process called electric photography.

He approached IBM and the Army Signal Corps with his invention with both turning him down. It took eight years to find an investor: the Haloid company, later renamed Xerox.

How did Chester Carlson die?

Chester Carlson's death was caused by heart attack.

On September 19, Carlson died of a heart attack.

Information about the death of Chester Carlson
Cause of deathHeart Attack
Age of death62 years
ProfessionEntrepreneur
BirthdayFebruary 8, 1906
Death dateSeptember 19, 1968
Place of deathNew York, New York, United States
Place of burialN/A