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Martin Benson

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Martin Benson (1824-1888).

In 1858 was living at Craven Street, Strand.

1865 Martin Benson, Engineer, Cincinnati, Ohio and 16 Hinde Street, Manchester Square, London W.[1]

American sound engineer from Cincinnati, who also worked with improvements in the use of steam.

Known for his 'California' hand pump, the steam pump, the 'Rider' hot-air engine, and the 'Rider' expansion gear for steam engines.

Buried at Norwood Cemetery.

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