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Portable Pencil Sharpener

John Lee Love

John Lee Love
Invention: Portable Pencil Sharpener

hn Lee Love was a carpenter in Fall River, Massachusetts, who invented several devices. In 1895, Lee patented a lightweight plasterer's hawk. In 1897, he patented a portable pencil sharpener known as the "Love Sharpener." Lee died in a car and train collision in North Carolina on December 26, 1931.... biography.com

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