Chester Greenwood invented the spring steel rake, for which a patent was issued on December 29, 1936. Greenwood was born in Farmington, Maine in 1858. He also invented ear muffs when he was 15 years old.
Diana Reid has been a freelance writer for more than five years. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English from The Ohio State University and education in public health. She has been published in KidVisions, MicroHorror, "The Kids Ark Magazine," NACS, "Family Business Magazine" and has written hundreds of health articles for InventorSpot.com.