|Birth Day||February 21, 1791|
|Age||228 YEARS OLD|
American sculptor and inventor who was self taught. He made a portrait of Alexander Metcalf Fisher and a grouping titled Jephthah and His Daughter.
He learned his trade as a woodcarver, carving table legs and other furniture.
He invented a lace making machine that made him enough money to get out of debt.
His father was a carpenter.
He created a bust of Supreme Court Justice Oliver Ellsworth.