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General Information

Name:  Paul Niemann  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: in Quincy, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Paul Neimann still lives and works in Quincy, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Paul Niemann is an author and syndicated newspaper columnist who taught at Quincy (IL) University for six years. He runs, helping inventors market their inventions, and served as a two-term member of the Board of Directors of the United Inventors Association. He wrote Invention Mysteries on the horse farm where he grew up, just south of Quincy, Illinois.

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Invention mysteries :
ISBN: 097480410X. OCLC Number: 54055735

[Horsefeathers Pub.],. .

More invention mysteries :
ISBN: 0974804118. OCLC Number: 69017339

Horsefeathers Pub.,. .

Covers well-known inventors such as Leonardo da Vinci, Ben Franklin, Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, etc., as well as focusing on female inventors and juvenile inventors. Then it delves into the stories of well-known people who the general public did not know were inventors, such as Charles Lindbergh, Zeppo Marx, and four guys named Fahrenheit, Celsius, Doppler and Richter. It also chronicles the stories of how Xerox, Monopoly and Pepsi were initially considered to be failures.