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Elbert Gardner

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Elbert Gardner
BornElbert L. Gardner
circa 1933
DiedAugust 18, 2014 (age 80)
Bristol, Rhode Island

Elbert Gardner (c.1933-2014) is best known for his Sho-Gun Wallet, worked for the New York State Department of Labor.


Gardner joined I.B.M. in 1967, becoming a member of the Order of Merlin Shield (for thirty-five years of continuous membership).

He earned degrees from Oswego State University in New York and Penn State University, and served in Japan with the U.S. Navy.

For over 40 years he worked for the New York State Department of Labor, retiring in 1989. [1][2]


  • (1983)
  • Hydrostatic Wine Glass
  • Daffy Definitions
  • Coin Can