Josephine Cochrane

Josephine Garis Cochran (later Cochrane) (March 8, 1841 in Ashtabula County, Ohio ) was the inventor of the first commercially successful automatic dishwasher, which she constructed together with mechanic George Butters.

Cochran was posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2006 for her invention of the dishwasher.

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