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06/10/1846 George Westinghouse is born

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George Westinghouse, from Tesla

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Westinghouse: Chapter 1 - Introduction

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Westinghouse: Chapter 2 - Early Life

George Westinghouse was an American engineer who invented the railway air brake and was a pioneer of the electrical industry, gaining his 1st patent at the age of 19. He was one of Thomas Edison's main rivals in the beginnings of the American electricity system.