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Claude Haunscomb Foster
Birth: Dec. 23, 1872
Brooklyn
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 21, 1965
Bellevue
Sandusky County
Ohio, USA

Known as the "Doctor of Car Riding", he was the inventor of "Snubber" shock absorbers and the "Gabriel" auto horn. A pioneer in automotives, an industrialist and a philanthropist, he gave generously to hospitals and charitable institutions. He was one of the first industrialist to develop an employee profit-sharing incentive program. (bio by: Joyce) 
 
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 Parents:
  George Nathan Foster (1845 - 1919)
  Julia Schaefer Foster (1852 - 1939)
 
 Spouses:
  Lounetta Kelly Foster (1886 - 1937)
  Emma Schultz Foster (1874 - 1942)*
 
 Siblings:
  Claude Haunscomb Foster (1872 - 1965)
  Frank G Foster (1875 - 1948)**
  Lloyd Foster (1889 - 1919)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Cleveland
Cuyahoga County
Ohio, USA
Plot: Section 22
 
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Originally Created by: Joyce
Record added: Sep 13, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5764853
Claude Haunscomb Foster
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Claude Haunscomb Foster
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- J Spencer
 Added: Jan. 25, 2014
Norwalk Reflector JUNE 21, 1965 Claude Foster, Bellevue, dies Claude H. Foster, 92, who gave away millions of dollars he earned from his invention of the Gabriel automobile horn, died Monday night in the hospital here. The industrialist-philanthropist had...(Read more)
- Harold & Cheryl (Paylor) Slone
 Added: Jun. 23, 2012

- 2kjmom
 Added: Jun. 21, 2012
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