Arthur P. Warner

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Birthday
18, 1870
Birthplace
Jacksonville, FL
Death Date
Mar 22, 1957 (86)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
18, 1870
Birthplace
Jacksonville, FL
Death Date
Mar 22, 1957 (86)

About

Inventor of the electric brake and perhaps more notably the automobile speedometer. He was also the first man to fly in Wisconsin.

Before Fame

He became rich by inventing the speedometer and selling his company The Warner Instrument Co. in 1912.

Trivia

He bought the first commercially built airplane, the first American private citizen to do so.

Family Life

He was born in Jacksonville, Florida and died in Beloit, Wisconsin.

Associated With

He was a pioneer in aviation but not as well remembered as Amelia Earhart.