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Louis Gathmann
Birth: Aug. 11, 1844
Death: Jun. 4, 1917
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Famed Inventor, Professor, Astronomer, Businessman, and Politican. He invented the first sectional telescope lenses, the Big Berthas of the Great War, the German 42-CM Shell, and countless other weapons of that era. His son Emil was the famed inventor who ran Gathmann Engineering of Baltimore, the company famous for generating the best steel Ingot Molds of the 1920s through the 1950s. (bio by: Jim Gathmann) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Henrietta Ehlert Gathmann (1858 - 1951)
 
 Children:
  Emil Alfred Gathmann (1873 - 1949)*
 
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Burial:
Glenwood Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: Section U, Site 249
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Jim Gathmann
Record added: Nov 05, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8061832
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- Tracey Reid
 Added: Jun. 4, 2017

- Janis•E
 Added: Jun. 4, 2017
Dear Herr Gathmann, Your appreciation and understanding of science and engineering produced some of the most appreciated and feared inventions of your time. May you always be lovingly remembered. Rest In Peace.
- E49
 Added: Mar. 8, 2015
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