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Arthur Jones
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    (1926-August 28, 2007)
    Born in Arkansas
    Inventor of Nautilus exercise machines
    Founder of Nautilus, Inc., and MedX, Inc.
    He claimed to have killed dozens of people working as a soldier of fortune.
    He once made a living capturing exotic animals and selling them to carnivals.
    He said the only things that mattered in his life were 'younger women, faster planes and bigger crocodiles.'
    He married six times, each time to a teenager.
    He spent $20 million in a failed attempt to launch a Nautilus Television Network.
    He refused to hire lawyers even when competitors infringed on his patented designs.
    He chain smoked Pall Mall cigarettes.
    He was an accomplished pilot.
    John Wildman of Bally Total Fitness said that Nautilus 'really took us out of the Stone Ages.'
    Nautilus users included Billie Jean King, Bo Derek and Ronald Reagan.
    He said, 'The one good thing about Communists is that when they take over a country, the first thing they do is kill the lawyers.'

Credit: C. Fishel

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