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Any of his relatives still around here?

According to a couple of potentially accurate accounts on the Web, the first patent for an electric bug zapper was issued to William H. Frost of Spokane in 1910.

So why didn't we become the bug zapper capital of the world?

I didn't find anything on him in the SR morgue. But that doesn't mean there isn't a file somewhere I failed to look.

www.patent-practice.blogspot.com  



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