FIRST PARKING METER ON THIS DAY IN 1935

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The world’s first parking meter, known as Park-O-Meter No. 1, was installed on the southeast corner of what was then First Street and Robinson Avenue in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on July 16, 1935.

The parking meter was the brainchild of a man named Carl C.
Magee, shown below.

 

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Carlton Cole “Carl” Magee
(January 1872 – February 1946)

 

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