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Wills, Childe Harold

Yanek Mieczkowski

in American National Biography Online

Published in print January 1999 |
Published online February 2000 | e-ISBN: 9780198606697 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/anb/9780198606697.article.1001758

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Wills, Childe Harold (01 June 1878–30 December 1940), metallurgist and automobile designer and manufacturer, was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the son of John Carnegie Wills, a railroad mechanic, and Angelina Swindell. Wills’s mother named the boy after the hero of Lord Byron’s epic poem ...

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Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion ; Transport Technology and Trades ; Transport

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