Beulah Louise Henry (September 28, 1887 – 1973 In the 1930s, she was given the nickname “Lady Edison” for her many inventions. Her inventions include a bobbin-free sewing machine and a vacuum ice cream freezer. Though she was awarded around 49 patents over her lifetime, she had around 110 inventions total. She was born in North Carolina, the daughter of Walter R. and Beulah Henry. She was the granddaughter of former North Carolina Governor W. W. Holden and a direct descendant of Patrick Henry. From 1909 to 1912 she attended North Carolina Presbyterian College and Elizabeth College in Charlotte, North Carolina, where she submitted her first patents 6 color one station press. $400 Firm Jesse 252-489-8667 2 Albemarle Tradewinds December 2015 albemarletradewinds.com
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