Niels Larsen 

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Niels Larsen was a surveyor, accountant, mine-seeker, inventor, and a citizen of West Point, Cuming County, Nebraska.

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Early Life

Born in 1830, The inventor was popular because of his patent for calculating machines for taxes and interest. 

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He applied for the patent in June 1876 when he was 46 years old and was granted in October of that same year.

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Career: Phase 1

Niels Larsen served as an ensign and then as a 2nd lieutenant in the artillery of US Marines – steamers Niphon and Grand Gulf – during the Civil War.

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Career: Phase 2

After the Civil War, between the late 1860s and early 1870s, Niels Larsen served as a county surveyor of Cuming County, Nebraska.

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What Is Niels Larsen Known For?

In 1876, when serving as a surveyor in Cuming County, Nebraska, Niels Larsen patented a calculating machine for taxes and interest.

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