Col. Jacob Schick (1878-1937) patented the first electric shaver in 1928 in Stamford. It was a two-handed affair whose motor turned a flexible cable attached to the razor and wasn’t a successful seller. Later models made Schick famous.
Col. Jacob Schick Invents Electric Shaver
https://americanprofile.com/articles/col-jacob-schick-invents-electric-shaver/By American Profile on May 26, 2002
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