Thomas Midgley: The Worst Inventor In History

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The Worst Inventor In History Thomas Midgley tremendously impacted modern times. Midgley came from a family of inventors. He had over 100 patents in his lifetime. He was a phenomenal problem solver. He was a remarkable scientist who perfected inventions from many great inventors that created contraptions that are now essential parts of our everyday lives. He began his inventing at an early age and attended Cornell University. He had a successful career. He was revered by the ordinary family for bringing them such useful inventions as cars and refrigerators. Despite all of the things on his lengthy and impressive résumé he has been labeled “The Worst Inventor In History”. Thomas Midgley Jr. was born on May 18, 1889 into an average middle
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