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Thomas Davenport (9 July 18026 July 1851) was a Vermontmarker blacksmith who invented the first American DC electrical motor in 1834.

He lived in Forest Dale, a village near the town of Brandonmarker.

As early as 1834, he developed a battery-powered electric motor. He used it to operate a small-model car on a short section of track, paving the way for the later electrification of streetcars.

With his wife Emily, and a colleague Orange Smalley, Davenport received the first American patent on an electric machine in 1837, U. S. Patent No. 132.

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