TIL after Zeppo Marx retired from the Marx Brothers act he went into a life of engineering. He held three patents to his name, all medical related, and also founded a company that specialized in strap and clamp devices. The clamps would later be used to hold the Fat Man atomic bomb.

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  1. If I’m not misremembering some sort of valve or something he invented was used for planes, and at least one NASA rocket/probe. He was a very successful businessman in other non engineering fields as well, some farming I think, and a film agency

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