Warner, Worcester Reed, 1846-1929

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Dates:
Birth 1846-05-16
Death 1929-06-25

Biographical notes:

Co-founder of Warner & Swasey Company, a Cleveland company which produced turret lathes and telescopes. Warner was greatly interested in astronomy and frequently experimented with new types of telescopes.

From the description of Papers, 1896-1900. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 22694738

Worcester Reed Warner (1846-1929), a native of Cunningham, Massachusetts, was one of the founders of the Warner and Swasey Company, located in Cleveland, Ohio. His partner in this company was Ambrose Swasey. The company became a pioneer in the production of turret lathes and also produced telescopes. Warner himself had a great interest in astronomy and experimented frequently with new types of telescopes.

click here to view the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History entry for Worchester Reed Warner

click here to view the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History entry for Ambrose Swasey

click here to view the Encyclopedia of Cleveland History entry for the Warner and Swasey Company

From the guide to the Worcester Reed Warner Papers, 1896-1900, (Western Reserve Historical Society)

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Subjects:

  • Industries--Ohio--Cleveland--History--Sources
  • Industries--History--Sources
  • Warner, Worcester Reed, 1846-1929
  • Machine-tool industry--History--Sources
  • Warner & Swasey
  • Machine-tool industry--Ohio--Cleveland--History--Sources

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  • Ohio--Cleveland (as recorded)