Charles Franklin Kettering (August 29, 1876 – November 25, 1958) sometimes known as Charles Fredrick Kettering  was an American inventor, engineer, businessman, and the holder of 186 patents.  He was a founder of Delco, and was head of research at General Motors from 1920 to 1947.Patent IdTitleInventorsLocationUS-1760845-ADrive-shaft connection for motor-driven ...Charles F Kettering, Charles R Shorthttps://patents.google.US-2688056-AHumidistatCharles F Kettering, Frank J Roselandthttps://patents.google.CA-168156-AElectric system for enginesCharles F. Kettering, Filliam A. Chrysthttps://patents.google.US-1552170-AWeighing machineCharles F Kettering, Charles L Leehttps://patents.google.
Aug 25, 2022 · Charles F. Kettering, in full Charles Franklin Kettering, (born August 29, 1876, Loudonville, Ohio, U.S.—died November 25, 1958, Dayton, Ohio), American engineer whose inventions, which included the electric starter, were instrumental in the evolution of the modern automobile.
Charles Franklin Kettering was born on a farm near Loudonville, Ohio, on August 29, 1876. He came from a modest background but still managed to obtain a college education, graduating from The Ohio State University in 1904 with a degree in engineering. Kettering then moved to Dayton, where he found a job at the National Cash Register Company.
Nov 13, 2009 · Charles Franklin Kettering, the American engineer and longtime director of research for General Motors Corp. (GM), is born on August 29, 1876, in Loudonville, Ohio. Of the 140 patents Kettering...
Charles Kettering was one of the most distinguished (and wealthiest) engineers of the twentieth century, serving for decades as the director of General Motors’ research division.
As an inventor, Kettering designed and built the “Kettering hypertherm,” a device used to treat neurosyphilis (syphilis of the brain) by intensely heating the body. Charles F. Kettering was born on August 29, 1876, on a farm near Loudonville in north central Ohio (15 miles southeast of Mansfield).