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  1. Rittenhouse, David Rittenhouse(noun)

    United States astronomer said to have built the first telescope made in America; also the first director of the United States Mint (1732-1796)


  1. David Rittenhouse

    David Rittenhouse was a renowned American astronomer, inventor, clockmaker, mathematician, surveyor, scientific instrument craftsman and public official. Rittenhouse was a member of the American Philosophical Society and the first director of the United States Mint.

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