Francis Foley

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Birthday
7, 1887
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Feb 1, 1973 (85)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
7, 1887
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Feb 1, 1973 (85)

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An American ferrous metallurgist. In his career he had a reputation for producing high grade steel forgings and castings for guns, armor, locomotive tires, and large forgings.

Before Fame

He worked in the art department of the Philadelphia North American, a daily morning newspaper.

Trivia

He headed the iron and steel division of the Bureau of Mines.

Family Life

His first wife, Anne, died in 1936.

Associated With

Like Francis Crick, he too studied crystallography.

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