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Maxim, Hiram Percy, 1869-1936

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Personal name headingMaxim, Hiram Percy, 1869-1936
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Associated countryUnited States
LocatedHartford (Conn.)
Birth date18690902
Death date19360217
Place of birthBrooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Place of deathLa Junta (Colo.)
Field of activityInventions Engineering Management Noise control Automobile industry and trade
AffiliationMaxim Silencer Company
Profession or occupationEngineers Inventors Executives
Found inHorseless carriage days, c1937 (2nd ed.): t.p. (Hiram Percy Maxim) p. xiii (inventor of Maxim silencer; d. Feb. 17, 1936) ch. 1 (began work on gasoline-engine-propelled mechanical road vehicles in 1892 when he was in his early 20's)
OCLC database, 9/15/98 (hdg.: Maxim, Hiram Percy, 1869-1936; usage: Hiram Percy Maxim)
Maxim Silencer Company records, 1912-1956: (Hiram Percy Maxim; born September 2, 1869 at Brooklyn, N.Y.; died February 17, 1936 at La Junta, Colo.; engineer and inventor; invented the silencer for firearms; founder and president of The Maxim Silencer Company at Hartford, Conn., 1912-1936; the company came to specialize in silencers for large engines and similar industrial equipment rather than for firearms)
Associated languageeng