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 Albert Fenimore Rockwell

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Albert Fenimore Rockwell Famous memorial

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

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.

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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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 31 Dec 2000
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 1398
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/1398/albert-fenimore-rockwell: accessed ), memorial page for Albert Fenimore Rockwell (8 Apr 1862–16 Feb 1925), Find a Grave Memorial ID 1398, citing West Cemetery, Bristol, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA; Maintained by Find a Grave.