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T / S Patent Date Description Patentee Category Assigned To
 1841
U 2,056 April 19, 1841 Improvement in the Mode of Connecting the Rods of Lightning Conductors, Etc.
Lightning rod attached to building with a hook clip
STRONG, Justin E.
Lightning Rod  
U 2,284 October 9, 1841 Improvement in the Mode of Attaching the Receiving and Discharge Points of Lightning Conductors
Lightning rod connectors cast on the ends
ORCUTT, William A.
Lightning Rod Coupling  
 1854
U 11,261 July 11, 1854 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of sheets of copper to form ribbed or vanes along its length and attached to buildings with lignum vitea wood insulators
LYON, Amos
Lightning Rod  
 1857
U 18,963 December 29, 1857 Improved Device for Attaching Lightning Rods
Lightning rod made of corrugated copper sheets and attached with iron spikes
ELLIOTT, J. B.
Lightning Rod  
 1874
U 149,763 April 14, 1874 Improvement in Telegraph Insulators
Slotted block to hold wire held to pole with unique pin
LE BARON, Charles L.
Slotted  
 1875
U 163,807 May 25, 1875 Improvement in Lightning Rod Standards
Lightning rod stand with three legs
REYBURN, William S.
MARTIN, Frederick J.
Lightning Rod  
 1877
U 189,286 April 3, 1877 Improvement in Lightning Rods
Lightning rod of twisted sheet metal fitted with a serrated strip
VERMILYA, Leland D.
Lightning Rod 1/2 to Henry Webbert
 1882
U 258,061 May 16, 1882 Screw for Fastening Telegraph Wires
Metal screw with self-tying end for holding a telegraph wire.
HAVILAND, Andrew J.
Screw  
 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 280,947 July 10, 1883 Insulator for Electrical Conductors
Cylindrical insulator suspended from wire to hold bar separates several wires
OHL, Percy C.
Cylinder  
U 282,449 July 31, 1883 Lightning Rod
Lightning rod made of twisted copper or iron rods with points along the length exactly like barbed wire
DODGE, Thomas D.
Lightning Rod  
U 289,076 November 27, 1883 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod made of twisted copper or iron rods with points along the length similar to barbed wire
DODGE, Thomas D.
Lightning Rod  
 1884
U 293,242 February 12, 1884 Insulator for Electric Wires
Hook with different shape and glazed to screw into pole or crossarm
HALE, Albert W.
Hook  
U 295,073 March 11, 1884 Telegraph Wire Supporter
Split insulator that fits around conductor and connected to adjacent split insulator with tie-wire
STONE, Ross C.
Miscellaneous  
U 296,485 April 8, 1884 Means for Supporting and Insulating Electrical Wires
Wedge block for side of pole or driven in hole in crossarm
TRINGHAM, John Watson
Wedge  
U 298,357 May 13, 1884 Lightning Conductor
Lightning rod system using barbed wire
DODGE, Thomas H.
Lightning Rod  
 1885
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  
 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  
U 367,164 July 26, 1887 Insulator
Self-tying slot top
RUGER, Henry K.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 368,284 August 16, 1887 Electric Wire Clamp Insulator
Cleat - clamp type
FLETCHER, John R.
Cleat  
U 369,447 September 6, 1887 Insulator
Cleat - clamp type with slotted cylinder and screw eye
GREENFIELD, Edwin T.
Cleat Greenfield & Co.
 1888
U 378,971 March 6, 1888 Insulator
Block of glass inverted & head combination secured to crossarm by wire
NEAL, Lewis M.
Block  
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 396,847 January 29, 1889 Wire Hook
Insulated hook with four prongs to wrap line wire around
ASHEN, Peter
Hook Sylvester Y. L'Hommedieu & Co.
U 400,552 April 2, 1889 Telegraph Wire Carrier
Two spools mounted together to secure telegraph wire between them and mounted on a crossarm
DONALDSON, Robert S.
Spool  
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 401,343 April 16, 1889 Electric Wire Nail
U-shaped wire nail that is round at the top to protect the wooden covering over the wire. (see article 12125)
GILDEMEYER, Charles A.
Nail 1/2 to Madison Rush
U 408,383 August 6, 1889 Line Wire Insulator
Self-tying with bail wire and slot top
GRAHAM, Carroll G.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 411,801 October 1, 1889 Wire Holder and Insulator
Cleat
FLETCHER, John R.
Cleat  
U 413,146 October 15, 1889 Insulator
Tree insulator bracket holding wire with two spool type insulator
MCCARTHY, Louis
Tree Charles Lee & The Gould & Watson Co.
 1890
U Specimen known 418,766 January 7, 1890 Support for Electric Conductors
Brodie tree insulator with large lag screw and adjustable position.
SMITH, Joseph Brodie
Tree  
U 419,642 January 21, 1890 Insulator for Electric Wires
Split ring with split ring holder and lag screw
CORNOG, Isaac P.
Split  
U Specimen known 427,296 May 6, 1890 Insulator
CD 141.8 and CD 1037, self-tying with tapered pin hole & clamping flange
BUZBY, Joseph F.
Insulator  
U 434,144 August 12, 1890 Electric Insulator
Tie wire clip
DUNBAR, John K.
Tie Wire  
 1892
U 475,781 May 31, 1892 Electric Wire Holder
Tie wire made of a loop of wire with pre-formed loops on the ends to connect together and curved to interlock with the line wire
LLOYD, Edwin L.
Tie Wire  
U Specimen known 479,134 July 19, 1892 Insulator
Self-typing nail-knob with arm that secures the wire
CONOVER, Chauncey E.
Knob  
 1893
U 491,208 February 7, 1893 Insulator Clip
Tie wire clip
EDMUNDS, William H.
Tie Wire  
U 496,081 April 25, 1893 Insulator
Insulator mounted in a slot in the crossarm and secured with a hinged latching cover
WRIGHT, Joseph F.
Insulator  
U Specimen known 504,059 August 29, 1893 Insulator
CD 141.6, bail type clamping lever to hold line wire
BLACKBURN, George W.
Insulator  
U Specimen known 508,687 November 14, 1893 Cleat for Electric Wiring
Cleat (2-wire) - 2 piece
DUGGAN, Frederic A.
Cleat  
 1894
U 518,907 April 24, 1894 Cleat for Supporting Conducting Wires for Electric Circuits
Cleat (hanger)
WYMAN, Horace B.
Cleat 1/2 to Albert Goodwin
U 522,302 July 3, 1894 Self-Locking Cleat for Electric Wires
Cleat - self-tying (shown on page 273 of 1897 Electric Appliance Co. catalog No. 12
NASHOLD, Elias
Cleat 2/5 to Henry Baskette
 1895
U 541,332 June 18, 1895 Insulator
Miscellaneous 2-part insulator for barbed wire fence
PATTERSON, James M.
Miscellaneous  
U Specimen known 545,819 September 3, 1895 Electric Insulator
CD 268, hole through crown for tie wire
ROTHENBERGER, Daniel M.
Insulator 2/3 to C. Inglis & E. Reilly
U 546,383 September 17, 1895 Insulator
Self-tying with crown hole, slot & spacer
GERSTENLAUER, Daniel M.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 546,585 September 17, 1895 Insulator
Self-tying insulator (NOTI Insulator Co.)
DIBB, William
VICKERS, Albert
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 552,501 December 31, 1895 Insulator
Self-tying clamp with cam lever (see 805,169)
SNIVELY, Charles H.
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
 1896
U 562,528 June 23, 1896 Wire Holder
Odd wireholder with two fins or ears that hold the wire
HAKANSSON, Louis M.
Wireholder  
U 573,101 December 15, 1896 Wall Insulator
Slack wire ring driven into mortar between bricks
O'NEILL, James J.
Slack Wire  
 1897
U 574,828 January 5, 1897 Insulator
Hanger insulator for end of pole or other support
SMOCK, Benjamin D.
Hanger  
U 575,952 January 26, 1897 Insulator
Ball insulator fit in hole in bottom of crossarm
HOOVER, Frank
Ball 2/3 to W. Bennett & D. Murrell
U 583,692 June 1, 1897 Insulator
Clamp type with lag screw
RENAULT, Edward
Clamp Type  
U 584,235 June 8, 1897 Insulator for Telegraph or Other Electric Wires
Clamp type in holder of similar shape to Cutter
NESMITH, Christopher C.
ARNETT, George F.
Clamp Type  
U 584,823 June 22, 1897 Combined Bracket and Insulator
Combined bracket and insulator with bracket made of non-conducting material such as glass or porcelain
MEAD, George Warren
Bracket  
U 587,614 August 3, 1897 Electric Wire Holder
Wireholder
STRAM, Charlie J.
Wireholder  
U 591,104 October 5, 1897 Insulator for Electric Wires
Cleat - self-tying
ROBERTS, Willis
Cleat  
 1898
U 609,888 August 30, 1898 Clamp for Electric Wires
Tie wire clamp with wing nut
LEONARD, Sylvester S.
Tie Wire  
 1899
U 619,915 February 21, 1899 Tie-Wire or Clasp for Insulators
Tie wire clip
WENTWORTH, Fred W.
Tie Wire The Inventor's Novelty Mfg. Co.
U 627,366 June 20, 1899 Insulator for Fastening Electric Wires
Knob - self-tying
TRELEAVEN, John
Knob Harry Painter and Christopher Turton
 1900
U Specimen known 650,445 May 29, 1900 Insulator
Strain type with ""Z"" shaped groove
ZERTUCHE, Emilio
Strain  
U 660,140 October 23, 1900 Insulator
Clamp type ribbed cylindrical 2-piece
ALLEY, Cassius
Clamp Type 1/3 to C. Miller & H. Wagner
U 664,176 December 18, 1900 Electric Insulator
Knob - self-tying via screw cap
RISLER, Emil
Knob  
 1902
U 713,904 November 18, 1902 Insulator for Telegraph Lines
Self-tying screw top
MURRAY, John E.
Self-tying Screw Top  
 1903
U Specimen known 726,846 May 5, 1903 Insulator for Electric Wires
U-181 & CD 207 (sim) self-tying screw top (see 664,432)
BELL, Joseph R.
Insulator  
U 737,027 August 25, 1903 Insulator
Self-tying slot top (see Brown No. 1 p. 128)
RUTLEDGE, William G.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 746,671 December 15, 1903 Insulator
Self-tying via pivoted locking dogs
CARTER, Taylor
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
 1904
U 753,398 March 1, 1904 Cleat for Electric Wiring
Knob - 2-piece with base cut at an angle
HUNT, Emory C.
Knob 1/2 to Charles Snyder
 1905
U 789,573 May 9, 1905 Insulator
Self-tying with metal screw plug in top of crown
STEINBERGER, Louis
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 799,433 September 12, 1905 Support Fastener for Lightning Conductors
Metal clips fitted in molded concrete or stone in order to secure lightning rod conductor to wall
BAJOHR, Carl
Lightning Rod Clip  
 1907
U 843,259 February 5, 1907 Insulator
Clamp type metal cable holder
CLARK, Walter G.
Clamp Type The Clark Electric & Mfg. Co.
U 864,599 August 27, 1907 Insulator Tie for Electric Wires
Tie wire clamp
BECKETT, James W.
BECKETT, William R.
Tie Wire  
U 868,530 October 15, 1907 Telegraph and Telephone Insulator
Hanger type with slots for two wires
COOPER, John A.
Hanger  
 1908
U 882,095 March 17, 1908 Wire Tie for Insulators
Tie wire clip
CALLANE, Waldo E.
Tie Wire  
U 887,520 May 12, 1908 Insulator
Knob - self-tying
REHLING, John W.
Knob  
U 888,763 May 26, 1908 Line Wire Fastener
Tie wire replacement consisting of wire, metal strap, and lever
STANTON, Fafayette
Tie Wire 5/100 to Forsyth Mfg. Co.
U 907,834 December 29, 1908 Insulator
Slack wire holder with nail spike
MARSHALL, George B.
Slack Wire  
 1909
U Specimen known 919,386 April 27, 1909 Insulator
Nail knob made by Cook Pottery Co. known as the ""Wedge"" for holding two wires (see article 7273)
SCHAUB, Ferdinand
Knob  
U Specimen known 929,878 August 3, 1909 Insulator
U-183
RANSON, Joseph W.
Insulator  
U 931,480 August 17, 1909 Wire Bender
Hand tool to quickly bend tie-wire and secure it around the insulator.
PRATT, John Sedgwick
Wire Bender/tie-wire  
U 931,507 August 17, 1909 Insulator for Electric Wires
Self-tying miscellaneous
SILER, Aaron V.
Self-tying Miscellaneous 1/2 to Andrew Siler
U 942,086 December 7, 1909 Support and Insulator
Complicated insulator made of two plates of glass secured in a wooden box
LINDSAY, Edward F.
Insulator  
 1910
U Specimen known 965,723 July 26, 1910 Insulator
nail-knob with ball holder. Known as the Paragon knob, which was sold by the Paragon Electric Co.
MALTHANER, John F.
Knob  
 1911
U 992,595 May 16, 1911 Insulator Line Attaching Device
Tie wire clip
RIDENOUR, Lertin W.
Tie Wire  
U 996,782 July 4, 1911 Insulator
Crossover
MOORE, William S.
Crossover  
 1912
U 1,032,153 July 9, 1912 Insulator
Self-tying miscellaneous
NEMES, Mike
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,035,415 August 13, 1912 Insulator
Self-tying miscellaneous
BROWN, Robert L.
BROWN, Gus
Self-tying Miscellaneous  
U 1,038,418 September 10, 1912 Insulator
Self-tying slot top
NELSON, William H. S.
Self-tying Slot Top  
U 1,042,199 October 22, 1912 Wire Clamp
Tie wire loop and lever
CARROLL, Harry L.
Tie Wire  
 1913
U 1,067,246 July 15, 1913 Wire Clamp for Insulators
Tie wire camming lever
HUBBARD, John H.
Tie Wire 1/2 to H. A. Dusky
 1914
U Specimen known 1,107,111 August 11, 1914 Insulator
U-186
PURKEY, Benjamin S.
Insulator  
 1917
U 1,222,255 April 10, 1917 Standard Fence Stay Anchor Rod and Lightning Rod
Lightning rod for barbed wire fence
ALVERSON, Lewis
Lightning Rod Fence  
 1931
U 1,806,170 May 19, 1931 Bracket and Dead-End Insulator
Double deadend bracket with two spool insulators.
LAW, Stanley W.
Bracket/wireholder  
U 1,837,259 December 22, 1931 Hanger for Cables and the Like
2-part spool cable hanger held together with a metal bracket
FITZPATRICK, Ray
Hanger  
 1939
U Specimen known 2,163,954 June 27, 1939 Electric Fence
Electric fence insulator with bail wire to hold the wire in place.
LUCAS, John A.
Electric Fence Prime Manufacturing Co.
 1945
U 2,381,676 August 7, 1945 Insulator
Dry-spot with screw top
MATHEWS, Martin D.
Dry-spot  
U 2,386,129 October 2, 1945 Self-Attaching Wire Holder
Self-tying wireholder mounted on metal bracket
MAACK, Walter Henry
Wireholder/self-typing  
 1948
U 2,434,391 January 13, 1948 Fence Knob
Bracket for electric fence insulator that is strong and easily attached to wooden post without damaging the post. Bracket has two spikes that secure it to the post.
BUSSMANN, Aloysius B.
Fence  
U 2,450,730 October 5, 1948 Post and Insulator for Electric Fences
Electric fence composed of a rod and adjustable insulator to hold the conductor
HORD, Guy
Electric Fence  
U 2,454,348 November 23, 1948 Latch for Electric Fence Gates
Latch for electric fence using Surge insulators (see 2,350,420) (see design 126,721) (see design 126,722) (see 2,454,348) [see picture 170540955]
SCHILLING, Lorell John
Electric Fence Babson Brothers Co.
 1950
U 2,533,621 December 12, 1950 Electric Insulator
Spool type electric fence insulator with ribs and flat area for metal bracket to attach.
PRATT, Elbert H.
CHRISTIE, Ralph C.
Electric Fence  
 1952
U Specimen known 2,609,418 September 2, 1952 Adjustably Mounted Insulator Assembly
Electric fence insulator with hexagon head used with metal mounting bracket (see patent 2,756,958)
BINNS, Jack N.
DUGLE, Thomas E.
ALT, Alvin F.
Electric Fence  

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