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 Elmer Clinton Adolph Berger

Elmer Clinton Adolph Berger

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Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 15 Jul 1952 (aged 60)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Cathedral Mausoleum, #1405
Memorial ID 85 · View Source
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Inventor of rear view mirror. Berger is often credited as being the inventor of the rearview mirror however, race car driver Ray Harroun used a mirror for the purpose of seeing what was coming up behind him during the Indianapolis 500 race in 1911. Berger was known for having the mirror installed in automobiles for regular road use.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 1 Jan 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 85
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elmer Clinton Adolph Berger (12 Aug 1891–15 Jul 1952), Find A Grave Memorial no. 85, citing Hollywood Forever Cemetery, Hollywood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .