The New International Encyclopædia/Munson, James Eugene

From Wikisource
Jump to: navigation, search
The New International Encyclopædia
Munson, James Eugene
Edition of 1905. See also James Eugene Munson on Wikipedia, and the disclaimer.

MUNSON, mûn'son, James Eugene (1835—). An American inventor, born at Paris, Oneida County, N. Y. He studied for a time at Amherst, then removed to New York City, where he became a court stenographer, a position which he held for more than thirty years. He formulated the Munson system of stenography, an automatic typesetting machine, and a mechanism of operating typewriting machines by telegraph, and published a number of books of phonography.