Famous American Mechanical Engineers

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 1 Jim Lovell

Jim Lovell
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Famous As: Astronaut
Birthdate: March 25, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American

 2 Frederick Winslow Taylor

Frederick Winslow Taylor
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Famous As: Tennis player, Engineer, Economist, Golfer, Management consultant, Mechanical engineer, Lecturer, Writer
Birthdate: March 20, 1856
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: March 21, 1915
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 3 Henry Gantt

Henry Gantt
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: May 20, 1861
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: November 23, 1919

 4 Martin Heinrich

Martin Heinrich
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Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 17, 1971
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American

 5 Thomas Massie

Thomas Massie
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: January 13, 1971
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 6 Michael Teutul

Michael Teutul
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Famous As: Mechanical engineer
Birthdate: November 26, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American

 7 George Pullman

George Pullman
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: March 3, 1831
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: October 19, 1897
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 8 Eugene Stoner

Eugene Stoner
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Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: November 22, 1922
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: April 24, 1997

 9 Granville Woods

Granville Woods
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: April 23, 1856
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: January 30, 1910

 10 Ursula Burns

Ursula Burns
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Famous As: Businesswoman
Birthdate: September 20, 1958
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American

 11 Frederick McKinley Jones

Frederick McKinley Jones
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: May 17, 1893
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: February 21, 1961

 12 Roger Boisjoly

Roger Boisjoly
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Famous As: Mechanical Engineer
Birthdate: April 25, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: American
Died: January 6, 2012

 13 Bob Behnken

Bob Behnken
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Famous As: Astronaut
Birthdate: July 28, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 14 Ben Rich

Ben Rich
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Famous As: American engineer
Birthdate: June 18, 1925
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: January 5, 1995

 15 Henry M. Leland

Henry M. Leland
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Famous As: Machinist
Birthdate: February 14, 1843
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: March 26, 1932

 16 Alfred Vail

Alfred Vail
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Famous As: Machinist
Birthdate: September 25, 1807
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: January 18, 1859

 17 Gerald Carr

Gerald Carr
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: August 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American

 18 Joseph Engelberger

Joseph Engelberger
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Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: July 26, 1925
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: December 1, 2015

 19 Frank Piasecki

Frank Piasecki
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: October 24, 1919
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: American
Died: February 11, 2008

 20 Jacob Perkins

Jacob Perkins
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: July 9, 1766
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: July 30, 1849

 21 Daniel Goldin

Daniel Goldin
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Famous As: Administrator of NASA
Birthdate: July 23, 1940
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American

 22 Elmer Ambrose Sperry

Elmer Ambrose Sperry
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: October 12, 1860
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: June 16, 1930

 23 Laurens Hammond

Laurens Hammond
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: January 11, 1895
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: July 3, 1973

 24 Nathanael Greene Herreshoff

Nathanael Greene Herreshoff
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Famous As: Naval Architect
Birthdate: March 18, 1848
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: June 2, 1938

 25 Victor Scheinman

Victor Scheinman
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Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: December 28, 1942
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: September 20, 2016

 26 Jim Cantrell

Jim Cantrell
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Famous As: Business People
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: American

 27 Simon Lake

Simon Lake
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Famous As: Mechanical engineer
Birthdate: September 4, 1866
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: June 23, 1945

 28 David Crosthwait

David Nelson Crosthwait Jr.
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: May 27, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: February 25, 1976

 29 John Fritz

John Fritz
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Famous As: Pioneer
Birthdate: August 21, 1822
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: American
Died: February 13, 1913

 30 Linus Yale Jr.

Linus Yale Jr.
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: April 4, 1821
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: American
Died: December 25, 1868

 31 Amos Whitney

Amos Whitney
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Famous As: Mechanical engineer
Birthdate: October 8, 1832
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: American
Died: August 5, 1920

 32 George Henry Corliss

George Henry Corliss
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Famous As: Mechanical engineer
Birthdate: June 2, 1817
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American
Died: February 21, 1888

 33 Kate Gleason

Kate Gleason
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Famous As: Mechanical Engineer
Birthdate: November 25, 1865
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: American
Died: January 9, 1933

 34 Francis A. Pratt

Francis A. Pratt
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Famous As: Mechanical Engineer
Birthdate: February 15, 1827
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: American
Died: February 10, 1902

 35 Nathan Read

Nathan Read
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: July 2, 1759
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: January 20, 1849

 36 William Sellers

William Sellers
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Famous As: Mechanical engineer
Birthdate: September 19, 1824
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: January 24, 1905

 37 David Wilkinson

David Wilkinson
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: January 5, 1771
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American
Died: February 3, 1852

 38 Russell Colley

Russell Colley
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Famous As: Mechanical Engineer
Birthdate: July 22, 1897
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: February 4, 1996

 39 Arden L. Bement, Jr.

Arden L. Bement, Jr.
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: May 22, 1932
Sun Sign: Gemini
Nationality: American

 40 Harold E. Froehlich

Harold E. Froehlich
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: July 13, 1922
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: May 19, 2007

 41 William D. Bond

William D. Bond
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: January 2, 1931
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: American

 42 Herbert Thacker Herr

Herbert Thacker Herr
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: March 19, 1876
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: American
Died: December 19, 1933

 43 Max Faget

Max Faget
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Famous As: Mechanical engineer
Birthdate: August 26, 1921
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: October 9, 2004

 44 Alexander Lyman Holley

Alexander Lyman Holley
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Famous As: Mechanical Engineer
Birthdate: July 20, 1832
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: American
Died: January 29, 1882

 45 Robert Collins Truax

Robert Collins Truax
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Famous As: Rocket scientist
Birthdate: September 3, 1916
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: American
Died: September 17, 2010