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Hunt, Alfred Ephraim

Daniel Martin Dumych

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.1300824

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Hunt, Alfred Ephraim (31 March 1855–26 April 1899), metallurgist, inventor, and businessman, was born in East Douglass, Massachusetts, the son of Leander Batchelor Hunt, an iron manufacturer and inventor, and Mary Hannah Hanchett Hunt, a leader in the temperance movement. Hunt’s family moved to the Boston suburb of Hyde Park by his twelfth birthday. He filled his free moments accumulating and classifying a collection of butterflies, birds’ eggs, and postage stamps....

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Subjects: Metals, Alloying, and Corrosion ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; Engineering and Technology

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