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WHITNEY, George Eli [1862-1963] -- American inventor (steam-driven car)

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Founder of the Whitney Motor Wagon Company, he designed and built a succession of steam-driven carriages, starting with, he believed, the first steam-driven car ever built.

Other inventions: a bicycle hub brake, an automatic coal furnace stoker, a pressed asphault brick for street pavement, a bottle-capper, a hay-compressor.  -30-
 

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  • Uncle: WHITNEY, Amos [1832-1920] American engineer and inventor (machine tools), co-founder: Pratt & Whitney
  • 5C2: WHITNEY, Eli [1765-1825] American inventor (cotton gin, firearms)

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