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William Hand
Birth: Sep. 21, 1900
Death: Nov., 1978

Scientist. While working in the research department of Firestone, he found the greatest source of domestic rubber. He invented a heavy duty battery with a fifteen year life, used by the US Navy in World War II. 
Oak Hill Cemetery
Rockland County
New York, USA
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Record added: Nov 06, 2000
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Rest In Peace!
- R.C.
 Added: Sep. 21, 2016

- Bling Blinky of Texas
 Added: Feb. 9, 2015
Thank you for your inventions, William... Rest in Peace. See you in Heaven.
- Mary
 Added: Aug. 22, 2011
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