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Alfred M Moen
Birth: Dec. 27, 1916
Seattle
King County
Washington, USA
Death: Apr. 17, 2001
Destin
Okaloosa County
Florida, USA

Inventor. Creator of the single handle Moen faucet. A tool designer by trade, he first conceived this innovative plumbing fixture in 1937, after burning his hands with hot water by turning on the wrong faucet. Following World War II service in the US Navy, he introduced his design in 1947 and got a manufacturer interested in it, selling 250 faucets to a San Francisco plumbing company. The Moen faucet is now a household name but he never owned the company that bears it. Preferring to stay behind the scenes, he spent the rest of his life in research and design, improving his invention. When asked, towards the end of his life, if he was disappointed at not being elected into the Inventors Hall of Fame, he replied, "No, I didn't invent anything great. I didn't invent penicillin" - just a faucet with a single handle. (bio by: C) 
 
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 Spouse:
  Barbe Mae Moen (1926 - 1988)*
 
 Children:
  Christine Margaret Moen (1949 - 2001)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Section - Prayer
 
Burial:
Beal Memorial Cemetery
Fort Walton Beach
Okaloosa County
Florida, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Michelle Woodham
Record added: May 30, 2006
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Alfred M Moen
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Alfred M Moen
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Alfred M Moen
Added by: Michelle Woodham
 
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