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

Inventor. He is best known for his patents on the intermittent winds sheild 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". 
 
Burial:
Mount Kelly Cemetery
Dearborn
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Tim Joyce
Record added: Feb 25, 2005
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Robert William Kearns
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