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James A. Hendley of Stanley is an inventor and manufacturer, holding 40 patents, including those on a machine gun belt and armored vest used during World War II. Beginning his career at 14 years old as a textile worker in Connecticut, Hedley moved to the textile firm Talon in Stanley in the 1950s.
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