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Francis A Pratt founded the Pratt and Whitney manufacturing company... News Photo1880-1889,Adult,American Civil War,Archival,Business,Human Interest,Machinery,Manufacturing,Men,People,Portrait,Telephone,Vertical,Victorian StylePhotographer Collection: SSPL SSPL/Science MuseumUNKNOWN - APRIL 11: Francis A Pratt (1827-1902) founded the Pratt and Whitney manufacturing company with Amos Whitney in 1860. Having suppiled arms for the American Civil War, Pratt and Whitney patented the first coin-operated telephone in 1889. (Photo by SSPL/Getty Images)