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This list of resources includes newspaper articles, obituaries, journal articles, and books about Alabama inventors. Inventors included in this list may have been residents of Alabama who received patents while residing in the state or Alabama natives who received patents while residing in other states.
  • b. 23 Sep. 1879 - Kendall, WI; d. 14 Apr. 1953 - Raleigh, NC
  • Alabama Blue Book and Social Register. Vol.1. Birmingham, Ala: Blue Book Publishing Co., 1929: 43.
  • "Changes in T.C.I. Personnel Announced Upon Heels of Crawford's Resignation: Landgrebe, Abbott, Chalmers Take Over New Posts with Organization" Birmingham News 4 Feb 1930: 1.
  • "Former TCI President, Clarence E. Abbot, Sr. Dies" Birmingham Post- Herald 16 April 1953: 4.
  • Moore, Albert Burton. History of Alabama and Her People. Vol. II. Chicago: The American Historical Society, 1927: 535.
  • "Steel Man Dies" Birmingham News 16 Apr. 1953: 54.
  • "Vice President of TCI Retires: Clarence E. Abbott Started Mining Engineer Work Here in 1906" Birmingham Post 31 Dec 1945: 2
  • b. 13 Jan. 1882 - AL; d. 27 Oct. 1951 - Randolph Co., AL; buried: Cedarwood Cemetery (Roanoke, AL)
  • Price, Ben. "Clogged Pipes Lead to Report: S. F. Abernathey Invents New Cleaning Method and Gets Patent." Birmingham Age-Herald 15 Feb. 1940: 7.
  • b. 13 Oct. 1913 - Milford, CT
  • Alabama Engineering Hall of Fame (website)
  • "Daniel Assumes Presidency of American Pipe Today" Birmingham Post-Herald 3 June 1963: 6.
  • "Daniel is Chosen Engineer of the Year" Birmingham News 25 Feb 1968: A-32.
  • "Daniel will Retire from ACIPCO Helm" Birmingham News 27 Oct 1978: 6.
  • "Gold Medal to be Given to Daniel" Birmingham News 1 May 1974: 82.
  • "Honored" Birmingham Post Herald 28 Feb 1968: 21.
  • "Kenneth R. Daniel Named Executive VP of Acipco" Birmingham Post-Herald 17 Aug 1961: 36.
  • "Kenneth Rule Daniel" Alabama Academy of Honor (website)
  • "Tuscaloosa Inventor Claims He Devised Norden Bombsight" Birmingham Post-Herald 24 July 1950: 11.
  • b. about 1851 - Montreal, Canada
  • Boles, W. J. "This Date in Alabama History" Birmingham News 19 Sep 1936: 7.
  • b. abt. 1902 - GA; d. 1963
  • "These Men Have Been Placed at Helm of Birmingham Mechanical Engineers Group" Birmingham News 22 May 1932: 8. (Stephen D. Moxley, John M. Gilfillan, John E. Getzen)
  • "Birmingham Man Wins Recognition in Trade Paper: Chemical Engineer Praised for Work in Field of Ice Refrigeration" Birmingham News 5 Nov 1936:
  • b. 1799 - Temple, NH; d. 1873 - AL
  • "Daniel Pratt Honored by Descendant Here" Birmingham News 14 Dec 1949: 35.
  • b. 2 September 1889 - Pennsylvania; d. 19 October 1963 - Jefferson Co., AL; buried: Elmwood Cemetery (Birmingham, AL)
  • "Benjamin Sadler" (obituary) Birmingham News 21 Oct 1963: 26.
  • b. 22 Sep 1887 - IN ; d. 14 Oct 1941 - Jefferson Co., AL; buried: Elmwood Cemetery (Birmingham, AL)
  • "Engineers Club Elects Officers: H. S. Salmon is Chosen President" Age Herald 13 Jan 1931: 14.
  • "Herbert Salmon will Head Coal Producers Body" Birmingham News 22 Nov 1935: 2.
  • "Mining Engineer Passes at Home: Death Ends Long Career of Herbert Salmon, Pioneer Resident" Birmingham Age-Herald 15 Oct 1941: 11.
  • "Rites Arranged for H. S. Salmon: Services Will be Held at South Highlands Church" Birmingham Age-Herald: 16 Oct 1941: 7.
  • b. 27 Sep 1917; d. July 1980
  • "Local Inventor's Masterpiece: Picks 'Em, Stacks 'Em" Montgomery Advertiser 10 Nov 1957: 1-B.
  • b. 29 September 1877 - Pittsburg, TN; d. 5 April 1962 - Jefferson Co., AL
  • "Inventor, Founder of Business Dies" Birmingham News 6 April 1962: 22
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