Eli Whitney was born on December 8 , 1765 and in Westborough, Massechusetts.He had died because of prostate cancer.
Whitney headed to South Carolina to profitfrom cotton gin.
At age 14, Eli operated a profitable nail manufacturing operation in his father's workshop during the Revolutionary War.
Eli Whitney's cotton factory had gone out of buiness because,patent infringment lawsuits consumed the profits their own.
Eli had gotten a contract for making muskets for the war. He delivered 10,000 to 15,000 muskets in 1800.
Whitney recived a patent for his cotton gin on March 14, 1794. But did not get validated until 1807.
Joseph W. Roe credited Eli with the inventing of the Milling Machine.
Her name was Elizabeth Fay. She died when he was 11 years old.
He Graduated from Phi Beta Kappa.
He was married to Henrietta Edwards.