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Former Norfolk caregiver sentenced - Waterbury Republican American

TORRINGTON — A former caregiver to an elderly woman suffering from Alzehemier's Disease was sentenced to a suspended eight-year prison term today. Tara Yard, 58, said nothing during her sentencing at Torrington Superior Court. Yard stole $69,000 from ...

Cuttington University Celebrates 129th Anniversary - Liberian Daily Observer

Representing the Donovans were their grandchildren, Herbert A. Donovan III, Assistant Professor at Rikkyo University, College of Business in Tokyo, Japan, and his sister Mrs. Jane Donovan, a professional engineer. Rev. Herbert and Marion Donovan ...

Weekend fire destroys Houlton barn - WAGM

Houlton, Me (WAGM) Fire destroyed a barn in Houlton over the weekend. The Houlton Fire Department got a call just before 4:30 on Saturday afternoon and firefighters responded to 546 Ludlow Road. Chief Milton Cone says the barn was fully involved upon ...

Ex-caregiver denied program, facing prison in larceny case - WTNH Connecticut News (press release)

LITCHFIELD, Conn. (AP) - A former caregiver accused of stealing over $75,000 from a Connecticut woman she cared for will face prison. The Republican-American reports (http://bit.ly/2tkcR6S ) that Judge John Danaher denied Tara Yard's bid for ...

O'Donovan brothers confuse French actress Marion Cotillard in latest interview (VIDEO) - IrishCentral

Poor French actress Marion Cotillard was at a loss to make out the Cork accent when she appeared on a New Year special of the English TV chat show “The Graham Norton Show” alongside Irish rowing stars Gary and Paul O'Donovan. After making waves at this ...

O'Donovan brothers have Graham Norton Show audience in hysterics as Oscar winner Marion Cotillard can't ... - The Irish Sun

The Olympic silver medallists joined their fellow Corkman along with Coltillard, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Frank Skinner. But the French star was unable to decipher the duo's regional accents and struggled to follow the conversation. Asked ...

OBITUARY: Marian Donovan, 87 - Iowa City Press Citizen

Marion Emily Donovan, 87, of Belle Plaine, IA passed away Friday, November 18, 2016 at St. Luke's Hospital in Cedar Rapids, IA. Services are 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at St. Michael's Catholic Church in Belle Plaine, IA with Deacon Joe ...

Can You Guess the Invention Based on These Patent Illustrations? - Smithsonian

For Marion Donovan, a Connecticut mother of two, an endless parade of soggy cloth diapers spurred what would become a million dollar idea. The year was 1946 and options for diapers were sub-par: wicking cloth or rash-inducing rubber. So Donovan devised ...

Evolution of Diapers: How the waterproof diaper cover made parenting much simpler - IPWatchdog.com

On May 12th, however, the National Inventors Hall of Fame will be celebrating just such a person into their ranks when they recognize Marion Donovan at their official induction ceremony. Donovan invented a few products that made some everyday life ...

A Look Inside The Busy Lives Of 5 Westchester “Mompreneurs” - Westchester Magazine

Long before a woman named Marion Donovan invented the first waterproof diaper by sewing a piece of shower curtain around a cloth nappy, mothers have been coming up with creative ways to solve domestic challenges. And like Donovan, who first sold her ...

The history of the disposable nappy - Essential Baby

Donovan, who was married in 1942 and was on to her second baby by 1946, did have to deal with that. And she had to deal with the terrible rubber "baby pants" that claimed to solve the leakage problem. Those baby pants might not have leaked, but they ...

The Woman Who Invented Disposable Diapers - The Atlantic

Donovan was not the sort of person who settled for other people's design failures. First from waterproof shower curtains, later from nylon parachute material, she cut out and sewed together more breathable diaper covers. Then, she had a better idea ...

Here's What Would Happen If More Women Designed/Marketed Lady Products - Jezebel

But products specifically targeting women are often uniquely terrible, and this may ring true, in part, because those products are often designed or marketed entirely by men. But how can that still be the case? In a piece at HuffPo that looks at the ...

Invention Trivia - Invention & Technology News

Marion Donovan, a young mother during the baby boom era, was unhappy with messy cloth diapers that needed to be laundered, so she used a shower curtain to create the "Boater," a plastic covering for cloth diapers. A year later, she added a disposable ...

6 Inventor Father-Son and Father-Daughter Duos - Mashable

Can inventiveness run in the family? In honor of Father's Day, InnovationNewsDaily found examples of inventor-or-discoverer fathers whose daughters or sons followed in their footsteps. Many families worked together, such as the Curies, who built on one ...

Poop-Stopping Design: the Disposable Diaper - Gizmodo

Your cornucopia of diaper options is all thanks to a single design that transformed the industry 70 years ago. Marion Donovan was living in Westport, Connecticut and she was doing laundry constantly. At the time, she had two young, not-yet-potty ...

Morris E. Chafetz, authority on alcohol abuse, dies at 87; wife Marion D. Chafetz dies at 86 - Washington Post

Morris E. Chafetz, a contrarian Harvard Medical School psychiatrist who became a leading expert on alcohol abuse and who sought to teach Americans how to drink responsibly without shaming them into not drinking at all, died Oct. 14 at his home in ...

Morris Chafetz, 87, Dies; Altered View of Alcoholism - New York Times

Dr. Chafetz's wife of more than 60 years, the former Marion Donovan, died the previous day at an assisted-living facility in Bethesda She was 86. Dr. Chafetz (pronounced CHAFE-etz), the first director of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and ...

Marion O'Brien Donovan was an American inventor and entrepreneur. She is best known for developing the first waterproof disposable diaper, a feat which earned her election to the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2015.

Born October 15, 1917
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Died November 4, 1998(1998-11-04) (aged 81)
New York City, New York
Nationality American
Alma mater Rosemont College
Known for First waterproof disposable diaper
Notable awards National Inventors Hall of Fame

Marion O'Brien Donovan (born October 15, 1917 – November 4, 1998) was an American inventor and entrepreneur. She is best known for developing the first waterproof disposable diaper, a feat which earned her election to the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 2015.