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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Thaddeus Hyatt (1816-1901)
Author(s): Editor: Howard Newlon, Jr.
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 51-52
Abstract:A biography of Thaddeus Hyatt. Thaddeus Hyatt was born in New Jersey in 1816. The son of a schoolmaster, he was educated as a lawyer but did not practice, spending most of his life in New York City and London. Early in his career (about 1840-50) he invented and manufactured what he called an "illuminated sidewalk grating" made of iron, concrete, and glass. . .
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