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Kettering Facts

Charles Franklin Kettering sometimes known as Charles "Boss" 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. Kettering held 186 U.S. patents. He invented the all-electric starting, ignition, and lighting system for automobiles. Electric starters replaced crank (manual) starting of automobiles. (1876-1958)

Quotes by Kettering

A man must have a certain amount of intelligent ignorance to get anywhere.
Charles Kettering

If you want to kill any idea in the world, get a committee working on it.
Charles Kettering

In America we can say what we think, and even if we can't think, we can say it anyhow.
Charles Kettering

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