Lewis Urry

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Birthday
29, 1927
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Oct 19, 2004 (77)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
29, 1927
Birthplace
Canada
Death Date
Oct 19, 2004 (77)

About

Canadian chemical engineer who greatly improved battery technology with his lithium and alkaline batteries.

Before Fame

He went to work for the manufacturer of the Eveready brand batteries after finishing his studies and serving a brief stint in the Army.

Trivia

His batteries revolutionized commerce with their staying power. Before them, most battery-run devices had at best a couple minutes of run time.

Family Life

He had one son and two daughters with his wife Beverly Ann.

Associated With

He and Alessandro Volta both advanced the science and technology of batteries.