On July 7, 1911 Nathaniel Alexander
of Lynchburg, Virginia patented a folding chair. According to his patent,
Nathaniel Alexander designed his chair to be used in schools, churches, and
other auditoriums. His design included a book rest that was usable for the
person sitting in the seat behind and was ideal for church or choir use. Below
you can view the patent drawing of Nathaniel Alexander's folding chair.
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