Eliphalet Remington (Born)

Eliphalet Remington
Oct 28, 1793 – Aug 12, 1861

USA

1840 formed E. Remington and Sons
hand-made a flintlock rifle using a firing mechanism bought from a gunsmith

Eliphalet Remington (Died)

Eliphalet Remington
Oct 28, 1793 – Aug 12, 1861

USA

1840 formed E. Remington and Sons
hand-made a flintlock rifle using a firing mechanism bought from a gunsmith

Melvin M. Johnson Jr (Born)

Melvin M. Johnson Jr
Aug 9, 1909 – Jan 9, 1965

USA

  • M1941 Johnson rifle 1935
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military
  • Marine Corps Reserve in 1933 as a Second Lieutenant
  • completed Harvard Law School in 1934

Worked With:

  • Winchester
  • Armalite

Christopher Spencer (Born)

Christopher Miner Spencer
June 20, 1833 – Jan 14, 1922

USA

  • Spencer repeating rifle 1860 Colt
  • Spencer Arms Company
  • Roper Repeating Arms Company

Christian Sharps (Died)

Christian Sharps
Jan 2, 1810 – March 12, 1874

USA

  • Sharps rifle, 4 barrel derringer 1851
  • 1855 the first commercially successful breech-loading rifle
  • fifteen firearms-related patents

Christopher Spencer (Died)

Christopher Miner Spencer
June 20, 1833 – Jan 14, 1922

USA

  • Spencer repeating rifle 1860 Colt
  • Spencer Arms Company
  • Roper Repeating Arms Company

Melvin M. Johnson Jr (Died)

Melvin M. Johnson Jr
Aug 9, 1909 – Jan 9, 1965

USA

  • M1941 Johnson rifle 1935
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military
  • Marine Corps Reserve in 1933 as a Second Lieutenant
  • completed Harvard Law School in 1934

Worked With:

  • Winchester
  • Armalite

Christian Sharps (Born)

Christian Sharps
Jan 2, 1810 – March 12, 1874

USA

  • Sharps rifle, 4 barrel derringer 1851
  • 1855 the first commercially successful breech-loading rifle
  • fifteen firearms-related patents

Eliphalet Remington (Born)

Eliphalet Remington
Oct 28, 1793 – Aug 12, 1861

USA

1840 formed E. Remington and Sons
hand-made a flintlock rifle using a firing mechanism bought from a gunsmith

Eliphalet Remington (Died)

Eliphalet Remington
Oct 28, 1793 – Aug 12, 1861

USA

1840 formed E. Remington and Sons
hand-made a flintlock rifle using a firing mechanism bought from a gunsmith

Melvin M. Johnson Jr (Born)

Melvin M. Johnson Jr
Aug 9, 1909 – Jan 9, 1965

USA

  • M1941 Johnson rifle 1935
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military
  • Marine Corps Reserve in 1933 as a Second Lieutenant
  • completed Harvard Law School in 1934

Worked With:

  • Winchester
  • Armalite

Christopher Spencer (Born)

Christopher Miner Spencer
June 20, 1833 – Jan 14, 1922

USA

  • Spencer repeating rifle 1860 Colt
  • Spencer Arms Company
  • Roper Repeating Arms Company

Christian Sharps (Died)

Christian Sharps
Jan 2, 1810 – March 12, 1874

USA

  • Sharps rifle, 4 barrel derringer 1851
  • 1855 the first commercially successful breech-loading rifle
  • fifteen firearms-related patents

Christopher Spencer (Died)

Christopher Miner Spencer
June 20, 1833 – Jan 14, 1922

USA

  • Spencer repeating rifle 1860 Colt
  • Spencer Arms Company
  • Roper Repeating Arms Company

Melvin M. Johnson Jr (Died)

Melvin M. Johnson Jr
Aug 9, 1909 – Jan 9, 1965

USA

  • M1941 Johnson rifle 1935
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military
  • Marine Corps Reserve in 1933 as a Second Lieutenant
  • completed Harvard Law School in 1934

Worked With:

  • Winchester
  • Armalite

Christian Sharps (Born)

Christian Sharps
Jan 2, 1810 – March 12, 1874

USA

  • Sharps rifle, 4 barrel derringer 1851
  • 1855 the first commercially successful breech-loading rifle
  • fifteen firearms-related patents

Eliphalet Remington (Born)

Eliphalet Remington
Oct 28, 1793 – Aug 12, 1861

USA

1840 formed E. Remington and Sons
hand-made a flintlock rifle using a firing mechanism bought from a gunsmith

Eliphalet Remington (Died)

Eliphalet Remington
Oct 28, 1793 – Aug 12, 1861

USA

1840 formed E. Remington and Sons
hand-made a flintlock rifle using a firing mechanism bought from a gunsmith

Melvin M. Johnson Jr (Born)

Melvin M. Johnson Jr
Aug 9, 1909 – Jan 9, 1965

USA

  • M1941 Johnson rifle 1935
  • One of only seven individuals have invented firearms adopted by the United States Military
  • Marine Corps Reserve in 1933 as a Second Lieutenant
  • completed Harvard Law School in 1934

Worked With:

  • Winchester
  • Armalite

Christopher Spencer (Born)

Christopher Miner Spencer
June 20, 1833 – Jan 14, 1922

USA

  • Spencer repeating rifle 1860 Colt
  • Spencer Arms Company
  • Roper Repeating Arms Company

Roy E. Weatherby (77) Died

Roy E. Weatherby
(September 4, 1910 – April 4, 1988)
age 77
Roy founded Weatherby, Inc. In 1945

@weatherbyinc
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Browning’s 1st Patent (1879)

10-7-1879 
John Browning patented his first firearm, a single-shot falling-block rifle.
He was 24 years old in 1879

#KnowOurHistory
#BePartOfOurHistory
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Roy E. Weatherby (77) Born

Roy E. Weatherby
(September 4, 1910 – April 4, 1988)
age 77
Roy founded Weatherby, Inc. In 1945

@weatherbyinc
#GunChannels
#GunLegends #TalesOfTheGun
#KnowGuns #GunLife #GunHistory


Roy E. Weatherby (77) Died

Roy E. Weatherby
(September 4, 1910 – April 4, 1988)
age 77
Roy founded Weatherby, Inc. In 1945

@weatherbyinc
#GunChannels
#GunLegends #TalesOfTheGun
#KnowGuns #GunLife #GunHistory


Browning’s 1st Patent (1879)

10-7-1879 
John Browning patented his first firearm, a single-shot falling-block rifle.
He was 24 years old in 1879

#KnowOurHistory
#BePartOfOurHistory
#GunChannels #Browning #JMB#TheGunFather


Roy E. Weatherby (77) Born

Roy E. Weatherby
(September 4, 1910 – April 4, 1988)
age 77
Roy founded Weatherby, Inc. In 1945

@weatherbyinc
#GunChannels
#GunLegends #TalesOfTheGun
#KnowGuns #GunLife #GunHistory


Roy E. Weatherby (77) Died

Roy E. Weatherby
(September 4, 1910 – April 4, 1988)
age 77
Roy founded Weatherby, Inc. In 1945

@weatherbyinc
#GunChannels
#GunLegends #TalesOfTheGun
#KnowGuns #GunLife #GunHistory