Westinghouse, George, 1846-1914

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George Westinghouse was a well-know investor and businessman in various fields including railroads and electricity. George and Marguerite Westinghouse were prominent citizens of Pittsburgh and also owned houses in Lenox, MA, New York City, and Washington, D.C. These materials came from descendants of the Uptegraff family, who worked for both Mr. and Mrs. Westinghouse for many years.

From the description of George and Marguerite Westinghouse Collection 1898-1914. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 70792888

Inventor and industrialist.

From the description of George Westinghouse papers, 1935-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71208766

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referencedIn Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Westinghouse Electric Corporation photographs 1886-1996 1920-1985 [photographs] Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
referencedIn Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Westinghouse Electric Corporation records [manuscript] 1886-1986 1920-1950 Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
referencedIn Scott, Charles Felton, 1864-1944. Charles Felton Scott papers, 1889-1943 (inclusive). Yale University Library
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referencedIn Hilles, Charles Dewey, 1867-1949. Charles Dewey Hilles papers, 1823-1955 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Westinghouse Electric Corporation oversize photographs [photographs] 1910-1992 1960-1980 Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
referencedIn Hanker, F. C. Some contributions of western Pennsylvania to the electrical industry 1934. Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
creatorOf Westinghouse, George, 1846-1914. George Westinghouse papers, 1935-1937. Library of Congress
creatorOf Westinghouse, George, 1846-1914. George and Marguerite Westinghouse Collection 1898-1914. Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania, Heinz History Center Detre Library and Archives
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referencedIn Spencer, Samuel, 1847-1906. Samuel Spencer papers, 1854-1918 [manuscript]. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn Franklin Institute (Philadelphia, Pa.). Committee on Science and Arts. Records, 1824-1900 [microform]. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Westinghouse Machine Company. Westinghouse Machine Company Engine records, 1881-1921. Harvard Business School, Knowledge and Library Services/Baker Library
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Washington (D.C.)
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Electric industries
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Birth 1846-10-06

Death 1914-03-12

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