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Strangulation by the Pulley Cord of a Mechanical Bed


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Thomas Midgley, Jr.
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Strangulation by the Pulley Cord of a Mechanical Bed
An inventor and industrial chemist. Midgley contracted polio. To assist in getting out of bed, he designed a system of ropes and pulleys but became tangled in the ropes and suffocated to death.






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