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Fred Offenhauser
Birth: Feb. 11, 1888
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Death: Aug. 17, 1973
Los Angeles
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Inventor. Born in Los Angeles, California, he was an automotive engineer and mechanic, who designed the Offenhauser racing engine which dominated Indy 500 Race, (1934-60). In 1913, he began working in the shop of Harry A. Miller car designer and builder, where he was named the head of Miller's engine department in 1914. Offenhauser bought the patterns and equipment from Miller, started his own shop in 1933 and patented his own designs, which won 24 victories in 27 years, at the Indianapolis 500. He sold his company and the rights in 1946, to the Meyer and Drake Company, which continued producing the motor, plus parts using the Offenhauser name. He died at age 84 in Los Angeles, California. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Inglewood Park Cemetery
Inglewood
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Isle of Rest Mausoleum
GPS (lat/lon): 33.97764, -118.32842
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: 380W
Record added: Jul 27, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15056578
Fred Offenhauser
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Fred Offenhauser
Added by: Glenn and Tracy Morrow
 
Fred Offenhauser
Added by: Glenn and Tracy Morrow
 
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