in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism; Mechanical Engineering and Materials. 1205 words.
Halsey, Frederick Arthur (12 July 1856–20 October 1935), mechanical engineer, journalist, and prominent opponent of the metric system, was born in Unadilla, New York, the son of Dr. Gaius...