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CHARLES F. KETTERING - TYPED LETTER SIGNED 04/03/1941 - HFSID 27922

This typed letter is signed by the businessman who worked for General Motors for decades Typed Letter Signed: "Ket". One page. 8½x11. Research Laboratories Division, General Motors, Detroit, Michigan. Dated April 3, 1941. To Mr. C.B. Whittelsey, Hartford, Conn.

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CHARLES F. KETTERING
This typed letter is signed by the businessman who worked for General Motors for decades
Typed Letter Signed: "Ket". One page. 8½x11. Research Laboratories Division, General Motors, Detroit, Michigan. Dated April 3, 1941. To Mr. C.B. Whittelsey, Hartford, Conn. In Full: "I have your letter of March 31 regarding Chlorophyll. Dr. O.L. Inman at Antioch is carrying on this Research so I am taking the liberty of forwarding your letter to him to see if he can help you. With kindest personal regards". In 1909, Kettering (1876-1958) and Edward A. Deeds set up the Dayton Engineering Laboratories Co., later known as Delco. Ketteringdeveloped the first electrical ignition system and the first self-starter for automobiles. He sold Delco to General Motors in 1916. In 1920 he became President and General Manager of the General Motors Research Corp., a GM division. For the next 30 years he led teams that developed improved motor fuels, shock absorbers, variable speed transmissions, safety glass and the refrigerant Freon. Kettering retired from GM in 1947. With Alfred Sloan, the President and Chairman of GM for over 30 years, he endowed the Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research. Lightly creased. Otherwise, fine condition.

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