Richard March Hoe Biography

Inventor (1812–1886)
Richard March Hoe was an American inventor best known for manufacturing the first successful rotary printing press.


Inventor Richard March Hoe was the son of a mechanic who had already established a factory for the production of printing presses in New York City. Hoe was no stranger to innovation when it came to machines and when his father died and left him at the helm of the business, he made continual improvements, eventually producing the first rotary printing press, revolutionizing the printing process.

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