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Robert William Kearns
Birth: Mar. 10, 1927
Gary
Lake County
Indiana, USA
Death: Feb. 9, 2005
Baltimore
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA

Inventor. He is best known for his patents on the intermittent windshield wipers found on most vehicles. He had a prolonged legal battle with the Ford Motor Company, and achieved a settlement with the Chrysler Motor Corporation after his attempts to defend his patents. His story was told in the 2008 motion picture "Flash of Genius". 
 
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 Parents:
  Martin W. Kearns (1898 - 1977)
  Mary E. Kearns (1902 - 1977)
 
Inscription:
HUSBAND-SON-FATHER
 
Burial:
Mount Kelly Cemetery
Dearborn
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Tim Joyce
Record added: Feb 25, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10527866
Robert William Kearns
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Robert William Kearns
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Robert William Kearns
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