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Mary Engle Pennington
Birth: Oct. 8, 1872
Nashville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 27, 1952
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Scientist and Inventor. Invented the egg carton. Was the unofficial Mother of Refrigerated Shipping (known as "The Ice Lady.") She contributed to the design of commercial and household refrigerators, refrigerated railway cars, and freezers. Her work made it possible to transport milk and beer nationwide.
 (bio by: ZsOzOne) 
 
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 Parents:
  Henry Pennington (1841 - 1912)
  Sarah Breban Molony Pennington (1836 - 1925)
 
Burial:
Laurel Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
Plot: Section G, Lot 266
 
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Originally Created by: ZsOzOne
Record added: Jun 09, 2007
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Mary <i>Engle</i> Pennington
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Mary <i>Engle</i> Pennington
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 Added: Dec. 27, 2014
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