February 19 Birthday: THE WOMAN WHO INVENTED WIPERS. Mary Anderson

Mary Anderson, Inventor
b. February 19, 1866
d. June 27, 1953

THE WOMAN WHO INVENTED WINDSHIELD WIPERS: MARY ANDERSON AND HER WONDERFUL INVENTION
 (Enslow, 2014) 


by Sara Latta

“Most people can’t
imagine a car without windshield wipers. How would you possibly see
during a snow storm or downpour? But there was a time when drivers had
to wipe the windshield themselves to clear it of snow and rain. And boy
did they get wet! Find out how Mary Anderson’s smart thinking helped her
get a patent for the Windshield Cleaning Device.”