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Willis Haviland Carrier
Birth: Nov. 26, 1876
Erie County
New York, USA
Death: Oct. 7, 1950
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Businessman, Inventor. Born in Angola, New York, he was engineer, most noted for inventing modern air conditioning. Educated at Cornell University, he started working at the Buffalo Forge Company in 1901. In 1902, he designed the first system to control temperature and humidity. His “Rational Psychrometric Formulae” introduced in 1911, initiated scientific air-conditioning design for home and industrial use. In 1915, he co-founded the Carrier Engineering Company, which became the world's largest manufacturer of air-conditioning equipment. Carrier was purchased by United Technologies Corporation in 1979. He died at age 73 in New York City and was posthumously inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame in 1985. He also was named one of TIME magazine’s “100 Most Influential People of the 20th Century”, in 1998. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Jennie Martin Carrier (1867 - 1939)
  Adeline Tifft Carrier (1867 - 1939)*
  Edith Claire Seymour Carrier (1879 - 1912)*
  Elizabeth Marsh Wise Carrier (1891 - 1964)*
  Vernon Gardner Carrier (1903 - 1985)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Erie County
New York, USA
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Record added: Apr 29, 1998
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Rest in peace.
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