Dr Robert William Kearns

Dr Robert William Kearns

Birth
Gary, Lake County, Indiana, USA
Death 9 Feb 2005 (aged 77)
Baltimore, Baltimore City, Maryland, USA
Burial Dearborn, Wayne County, Michigan, USA
Memorial ID 10527866 · View Source
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Inventor. He is best known for his patents on the intermittent windshield wipers found on most vehicles. He had a prolonged legal battle with the Ford Motor Company, and achieved a settlement with the Chrysler Motor Corporation after his attempts to defend his patents. His story was told in the 2008 motion picture "Flash of Genius".


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Tim Joyce
  • Added: 25 Feb 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10527866
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Robert William Kearns (10 Mar 1927–9 Feb 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10527866, citing Mount Kelly Cemetery, Dearborn, Wayne County, Michigan, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .