Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Hoe, Richard Marsh

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HOE, RICHARD MARSH, an American inventor; born in New York City, Sept. 12, 1812. In 1846 he perfected a rotary printing-press which was called “Hoe's lightning press.” Subsequently he invented the Hoe web perfecting press. These were especially adapted to newspaper printing and made a revolution in that art. He died in Florence, Italy, June 7, 1886.