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Who is the inventor of elevators?

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February 10, 2009 3:47PM

Elisha Otis is usually considered the founder of modern elevators. Otis still is a big name in this technology and is part of United Technologies, a multi-industry group including aircraft, aircraft engine ( Pratt and Whitney) Propellers ( Hamilton-standard) and air conditioning ( Carrier) among others.