George Taylor, then of Washington, D.C., patented a small resistance thermometer in 1924. He gave this example to the Smithsonian in the late 1950s.
Ref: George F. Taylor, “Resistance Thermometer,” U.S. Patent 1,490,990 (April 22, 1924).
George F. Taylor, article in Physical Review 26 (1924).
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