Ward G. Leathers

Ward G. Leathers   (1882-1969)  Inventor who created Regina Vacuum’s Electrikbroom.  Among his patents: a small “jitney submarine” for one passenger; an “individual drink refrigerator,” which was a dry ice container that sat atop your cocktail; a concept for car air-conditioning in the 1930s; an indicator that would tell you when to change your vacuum bag.  Lived in Haworth in the 1920s and 1930s.