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Professional amateur; the biography of Charles Franklin Kettering.

Author: Thomas Alvin Boyd
Publisher: New York, Dutton, 1957.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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Biography of the man who was the founder of Delco, head of research for General Motors for 27 years, and the inventor of leaded gasoline, Freon for refrigeration and air conditioning, Duco lacquers and enamels, the electrical starting motor for automobiles, and the first practical colored paints for autos.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Boyd, Thomas Alvin, 1888-
Professional amateur.
New York, Dutton, 1957
(OCoLC)614679676
Named Person: Charles Franklin Kettering; Charles Franklin Kettering
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Alvin Boyd
OCLC Number: 565024
Description: 242 pages illustrations 22 cm
Responsibility: With a foreword by Alfred P. Sloan, Jr.

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Biography of the man who was the founder of Delco, head of research for General Motors for 27 years, and the inventor of leaded gasoline, Freon for refrigeration and air conditioning, Duco lacquers and enamels, the electrical starting motor for automobiles, and the first practical colored paints for autos.

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