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T / S Patent Date Description Patentee Category Assigned To
 1854
U 11,217 July 4, 1854 Improvement in Lightning Rods for Vessels
Lightning rod system tied to the ship's masts and grounded to the copper sheathing on the hull
FORBES, Robert B.
Lightning Rod  
 1860
U 29,398 July 31, 1860 Improved Construction of Lightning Rods
Combined lightning rod and water gutter
PATTERSON, Jacob M.
Lightning Rod  
 1868
U 75,492 March 10, 1868 Improvement in Telegraph Poles
Wire wrapped pole and crossarms to carry leaking electricity to ground
VARLEY, Cromwell F.
Wire  
U 84,210 November 17, 1868 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of flat U-shaped metal that can be easily fastened together
MUNSON, David
Lightning Rod  
 1870
U 108,354 October 18, 1870 Improvement in Combined Eaves Troughs and Lightning Rods
Eave trough and water pipe used as conductor for lightning rods
HANKENSON, James W.
BAKER, Winslow
Lightning Rod Conductor  
 1872
U 128,534 July 2, 1872 Improvement in Combined Fire Extinguishers and Lightning Rods
Perforated water pipes running the crest of the building with lightning rods attached for the purpose of extinguishing a fire
CARL, Nelson
Lightning Rod Extinquisher 1/2 to Martin Baxter
 1875
U 167,415 September 7, 1875 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod system tied into the existing gutter of a home or building
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod  
 1876
R 6,835 January 4, 1876 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod system tied into the existing gutter of a home or building (see 167,415)
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod  
 1877
U 193,469 July 24, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod composed of water pipes running from the gutters to a water tank buried in the ground (see reissue 7,939)
ADAMS, Lawson
Lightning Rod  
U 196,350 October 23, 1877 Improvement in Conductors for Lightning Rods
Lightning rod conductor shaped like a trough which is galvanized on outside and lined with Russia iron on the inside and running down from rod to just below the eave with lightning rod resting in the trough
GOSS, Alonzo
Lightning Rod Conductor  
U 196,493 October 23, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Conductors
Lighning rod conductor with improved grounding
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod Conductor  
U 196,518 October 30, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Conductors
Lightning rod with forked point dropping down to a funnel and pipe similar to gutter and set in the ground
BROWN, William
Lightning Rod Point  
 1878
U 204,257 May 28, 1878 Improvement in Lightning Conductors
Sheet metal strips connecting lightning rods to gutters
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod Conductor  
 1879
U 218,708 August 19, 1879 Improvement in Lightning Conductors
Lightning rod supported by four twisted metal legs
CAIN, George W.
Lightning Rod  
 1880
U Specimen known 224,504 February 10, 1880 Insulated Cresting
Lightning rod insulators (CD 317) used in roof cresting system
CHAMBERS, Josephus C.
Lightning Rod Insulator Chambers National Lightning Protection Co.
U 229,382 June 29, 1880 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod supported by three twisted metal legs tha attached to the roof
COLE, John J.
Lightning Rod  
U 234,173 November 9, 1880 Mode of Protecting Oil Tanks from Lightning or Fire
Method of protecting oil tanks with lightning rods using CD 317 (see 194,220 and 224,504)
CHAMBERS, Josephus C.
Lightning Rod Chambers National Lightning Protection Co.
U 234,484 November 16, 1880 Lightning Guard for Oil Tanks
System of lightning rods to protect oil tanks with the protection wires brought up high above the center of the tank
KNUDSON, Adolphus A.
Lightning Rod  
 1881
R 9,934 November 15, 1881 Lightning Rod
Reissue of R6,835 which was a reissue of 167,415; Lightning rod system tied into the existing gutter of a home or building
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod  
U 250,950 December 13, 1881 Electrical Conductor for Oil Tank Protection
Lightning rod protection system for an oil tank
NEWHALL, Walter P.
Lightning Rod 1/2 to James Casey
 1882
U 258,130 May 16, 1882 Means for Protecting Oil Tanks from Lightning
Lightning rod protection system for an oil tank
SACKET, Frederic G.
Lightning Rod  
U 269,018 December 12, 1882 Protecting Apparatus for Buildings
Lightning rod system with adjustable supports at ground level
CROWELL, Ezra
DAWSON, Elisha C.
Lightning Rod  
 1883
U 273,179 February 27, 1883 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod system with an extended earth terminal utilizing a fence
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod  
U 274,564 March 27, 1883 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod system using funnels with points and gutter type downcomers to ground
COON, James H.
Lightning Rod  
U 284,082 August 28, 1883 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod system of two or more rods and grounded to earth
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod  
U 286,086 October 2, 1883 Electrical Conductor for Oil Tanks
Lightning protection system for oil tanks (see 167,415)
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod  
U Specimen known 289,890 December 11, 1883 Telegraph and Telephone Conductor
Lightning rod insulator system to protect telephone lines from cross talk
CHAMBERS, Josephus C.
Lightning Rod Insulator Vine, Jackson, Gridley
 1884
U 293,612 February 12, 1884 Lightning Diffuser
Lightning rod with special bracket to hold the rod away from the building
WOOLLEY, Leonidas G.
Lightning Rod  
U 298,357 May 13, 1884 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod system using barbed wire
DODGE, Thomas H.
Lightning Rod  
U 303,591 August 12, 1884 Lightning Rod
Method of employing lightning rods so they are the most effective
PRESCOTT, George S.
Lightning Rod 1/2 to Edwin Prescott
 1885
U 315,679 April 14, 1885 Lightning Conductor
Barbed wire conductor and netting array to protect buildings or tanks
UPTON, Francis R.
Lightning Rod  
U 317,908 May 12, 1885 Electric Conductor for Wire Fence
Lightning protection for wire fence
WILLIAMSON, Charles
Lightning Rod Fence  
U 319,300 June 2, 1885 Lightning Arrester for Wire Fence
Lightning protection for wire fence
MORTON, William Arthur
Lightning Rod Fence  
U 328,071 October 13, 1885 Grain Stack Protector
Lightning protection for grain stacks using a portable system
SCHAUER, Florian
Lightning Rod  
 1887
U Specimen known 357,050 February 1, 1887 Lightning Protector for Electrical Conductors
Barbed wire as a conductor for lightning protection placed above the electrical conductors on poles
VAIL, Jonathan H.
Lightning  
 1888
U 377,742 February 14, 1888 Lightning Rod Attachment for Windmills
Lightning rod attached to windmills by means of a standard fixed rod and one that travels around with the windmill to keep the point in continuous contact with the rod conductor to ground
DANIELS, Eugene O.
Windmill  
U 384,384 June 12, 1888 Metallic Crest Tile Lightning Rod
Lightning rod in the form of metal crest tile and attached to end eaves of the house with conductors to ground
NELSON, Clark B.
Lightning Rod Crest 1/2 to James H. Watson
 1889
U 401,095 April 9, 1889 Lightning Conductor for Wire Fences
Lightning rod connecting all strands of barbed wire fencing to ground to prevent lightning killing cattle which are standing near the fence
WOOD, Fremont E.
Lightning Rod Fence  
U 407,660 July 23, 1889 System of Protection from Lightning
Method of protecting oil tanks from lightning
HILL, Charles F.
Lightning Rod  
 1890
U 437,526 September 30, 1890 Lightning Protector for Oil Tanks
Method of protecting oil tanks from lightning
SPANG, Henry W.
Lightning Rod  
U 443,048 December 16, 1890 Method of Protecting Building from Lightning
Lightning rod with non-conducting box filled with soot to break the electric current forcing it to disperse
HODGES, Nathaniel D. C.
Lightning Rod  
 1893
U 494,286 March 28, 1893 Apparatus for Protecting Buildings from Lightning
System replaces lightning rods by using batteries to put a charge on wires run along the edges of the roof to prevent a lightning strike
BARTLETT, Jonathan B. L.
Lightning Rod  
 1897
U 589,566 September 7, 1897 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod with two crowns or points and endless cables attaching them together to equalize the current
MARSHALL, Elbridge
Lightning Rod 9/10 to Ed Stein, J. H. Cannon, D. M. Moore, E. A. Dupree, J. H. McEwen, C. A. McEwen, and W. L. McEwen
 1899
U 636,081 October 31, 1899 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod and conductors with wind-powered current charging a battery to intermittently pass current through the system to aid in lightning protection
STUART, Harry J.
WOODMAN, David D.
Lightning Rod  
 1900
U 652,861 July 3, 1900 Overhead Wire Lightning Protector
Lightning rod with multiple points (see 637,282) (see reissue 11,759)
POCHE, Joseph Arthur
Lightning Rod Point  
 1901
U 665,986 January 15, 1901 Lightning Arrester
Metal lightning rod crest along the roof peaks connected to ground
WOOD, William D.
Lightning Rod Crest Henry B. Roach and William M. Potts
 1902
U 708,188 September 2, 1902 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod system with better grounding to make it more sensitive to passing storm
WILSON, James O.
Lightning Rod  
 1906
U 813,660 February 27, 1906 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod and point made of a system of wires across the roof
MINER, Thomas H.
Lightning Rod  
 1908
U 883,303 March 31, 1908 Security Lightning Arrester
Lightning rod with multiple separate points arranged along the conductor on the edges of the roof
DRAKE, William E.
Lightning Rod Point  
U 892,822 July 7, 1908 Pole Top Cap
Metal pole top cap with insulator support and lateral extension to support protector wire
FRASER, James William
Bracket  
 1909
U 926,521 June 29, 1909 Method of Protecting Buildings from Lightning
Method of improving lightning protection by keeping the roof cool with air or water
TOTTEN, Robert C.
Lightning Rod System  
 1910
U 951,411 March 8, 1910 Lightning Protector for Buildings
Lightning rod system using a hollow metal crest with multiple points and connected to gutters
ANDERSON, John P. A.
Lightning Rod Crest  
 1914
U 1,098,738 June 2, 1914 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod system with multiple points along the crest and eaves and conductor with multiple ground connections
KRETZER, Sidney D.
Lightning Rod  
 1917
U 1,244,118 October 23, 1917 System of Lightning Conductors
System of lightning rods to form a metallic cage surrounding the building
MULLEN, George Allen
Lightning Rod  
 1936
U 2,036,225 April 7, 1936 Lightning Guard for Transmission Lines
Lightning guard strung above transmission towers with supporting tower between transmission towers
LUSIGNAN, JR., Joseph T.
Transmission The Ohio Brass Co.

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