Frank Hinman Pierpont (1860-1937)
Frank Hinman Pierpont was born in 1860 in New Haven, Connecticut, USA. He trained as a mechanic, and in 1894 moved to Berlin to work for the electronics company Loewe AG. In 1896 he became director of Typograph GmbH in Berlin, manufacturers of a typesetting machine. In 1899 he moved to England and became foundry manager at Monotype. He died in London in 1937.
[DJD, June 2014]