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Almon Brown Strowger - Inventor of the Strowger Switch - Gets a Dedicated Website in his Honor from Tollfreenumber.ORG


Almon has been launched by TollfreeNumber.ORG which attempts to document a historical account of the start of the telephone industry that began with a suspicion by a businessman who thought his incoming calls were being stolen from him. So in the late 1800's he invented a new telephone that changed the world.

Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 24, 2012

Local telephone enthusiasts, sponsored by TollfreeNumber.ORG, launch, a website aimed at honoring an inventor that helped spur the modern day telephone industry.

Almon Brown Strowger is a businessman and father that lived during the end of the 1800's and died 110 years ago. He competed against the Bell phone companies and succeeded in developing what is known today as the Strowger Switch, the underlying element which did away with the old-fashioned lady's who answered and connected all telephone calls at a switchboard.

There is a unique story behind this little known historical figure, whose invention was preceded by a conspiracy that someone was stealing Almon Strowgers phone calls, this ended in a little mystery that is still a modern day company owned by Bell labs at AT&T and is also associated with Lucent and a number of other household names. explores and documents this historical account through research and interviews with the Strowger family and historians.

Visit Almon if you are interested in more.

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