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George Westinghouse

Inventor, Business (6-Oct-1846 — 12-Mar-1914)


H. Gordon Garbedian. George Westinghouse: Fabulous Inventor. New York: Dodd, Mead & Co.. 1943. 235pp.

Jill Jonnes. Empires of Light: Edison, Tesla, Westinghouse, and the Race to Electrify the World. Westminster, MD: Random House. 2003. 432pp.

Francis Ellington Leupp. George Westinghouse: His Life and Achievements. Boston: Little, Brown, and Co.. 1918. 304pp.

I. E. Levine. Inventive Wizard: George Westinghouse. New York: Macfadden Books. 1963. 183pp.

Richard Moran. Executioner's Current: Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, and the Invention of the Electric Chair. New York: A. A. Knopf. 2002. 271pp.

Henry G. Prout. A Life of George Westinghouse. New York: American Society of Mechanical Engineers. 1921. 375pp.

Quentin R. Skrabec. George Westinghouse: Gentle Genius. New York: Algora Pub.. 2007. 259pp.

Henry Thomas. George Westinghouse. New York: Putnam. 1960. 128pp.


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  6. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.1202)

  7. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1548)

  8. Webster's American Biographies (p.1117)

  9. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.784)

  10. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.297b)

  11. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.512)

  12. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.1175)

  13. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.508)

  14. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.134)

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