Parking Meter Patented 72 Years Ago Today
Magee was a lawyer and newspaper publisher in Oklahoma City, OK.
Magee actually had some help from Gerald A. Hale and Professor H.G. Thuesen of Oklahoma State University.
Gee, thanks guys! Motorists around the planet curse your memory.
Check out these great drawings from the original patent.
Here is the U.S. Patent office’s listing.
After 70 some years, nearly 5 million parking meters, manufactured by three major companies, line the streets of this country’s cities, according to the Parking Meter Page.