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 Albert Fenimore Rockwell

Albert Fenimore Rockwell

Birth
Woodhull, Steuben County, New York, USA
Death 16 Feb 1925 (aged 62)
New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Burial Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Memorial ID 1398 · View Source
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Inventor. He was the General Manager of the New Departure Manufacturing Company Bristol, Connecticut, when he went to Europe to evaluate their taxi systems, hoping to develop a similar one in Washington, D.C. By March 1910, his new Rockwell cabs with coin meter devices he developed to register fares, were being sent to several major cities including New York. In 1912, he incorporated with the Yellow Taxicab Company forming the largest carry and fair corporation.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 1398
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Albert Fenimore Rockwell (8 Apr 1862–16 Feb 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 1398, citing West Cemetery, Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .