Thomas William Warner, Jr

Thomas William Warner, Jr

Shelbyville, Bedford County, Tennessee, USA
Death 2 Dec 1947 (aged 73)
Pasadena, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Graceland, Lot 6381, Space 2
Memorial ID 20966 · View Source
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Automotive Pioneer. Born in Ohio, he was an auto parts manufacture and founder of the Borg-Warner Corporation of General Motors. In 1902, he built a vertical two-cylinder engine and his company was known as the Warner Manufacturers by 1910. He became best noted for his automotive equipment such as Warner gauges and speedometers. He merged with General Motors in the 1920s and his equipment has been the industry standard to date. He died at age 73 in Pasadena, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith

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