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Charles F. Kettering

Engineer, Inventor, Philanthropist (29-Aug-1876 — 25-Nov-1958)


Thomas Alvin Boyd. Professional Amateur: The Biography of Charles Franklin Kettering. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.. 1957. 242pp.

Thomas Alvin Boyd (editor). Prophet of Progress: Selections from the Speeches of Charles F. Kettering. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co.. 1961. 252pp.

Stuart W. Leslie. Boss Kettering. New York: Columbia University Press. 1983.


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  5. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.399)

  6. Webster's American Biographies (p.583)

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