Obituary of George Westinghouse

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George Westinghouse

George Westinghouse Jr. (born October 6, 1846 in Central Bridge, New York) was an entrepreneur and inventor who was best known for creating the railway air brake and was a pioneer of the electrical industry. He founded the American corporation titled "Westinghouse Electric Corporation" in 188. George died on March 12, 1914 and his death was because of cardiovascular disease. He died at age 67.

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George Westinghouse Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Westinghouse, George
    • Common Name: George Westinghouse
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Central Bridge, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: October 06, 1846
    • Age: 67 (at death)
    • Occupations:
    • Religion: Presbyterian
    • Net Worth: $1.2 billion
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Snickers
    • Favorite Color: Yellow (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    George's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: George Westinghouse Jr.
    • Father: George Westinghouse Sr.
    • Mother: Emeline Westinghouse (née Vedder, 1810-1895)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Marguerite Erskine Walker (married 1867-1914, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • George Westinghouse III (1883-1963)

Death Notice:

  • Date: March 12 1914 at age 67
  • Place: New York City, New York, United States
  • Cause of Death: Cardiovascular disease
  • Interment: Buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia, United States

Category Tags:

EntrepreneurInventor American Born on October 6th Born in 1846 Born in New York Died in 1914 Died at age 67 Died from Cardiovascular disease

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