Westinghouse, George

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George Westinghouse
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Westinghouse, George Gender: M
born on 6 October 1846 at 11:20 (= 11:20 AM )
Place Central Bridge NY, USA, 42n42, 74w20
Timezone LMT m74w20 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 13°01' s_mo.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 06°42 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 13°52'


American entrepreneur, inventor and manufacturing genius who patented 400 inventions and organized 60 companies in his lifetime, including the Westinghouse Electric Company. At age 15, while working in his father's machine shop, he completed his first invention, a rotary engine. He was elected to the Inventor's Hall of Fame in 1955.

Died on 3/12/1914, New York City, NY.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

LMR quotes Francis E. Leupp, "George Westinghouse," 1919, p.8. (Same in Sabian Symbols No.958. Biography: H.G. Garbedian, "George Westinghouse," 1943, describes on p.6 that his dad came home from work when a neighbor met him to announce that he had a new baby boy, his 7th child.")


  • Notable : Awards : Hall of Fame (Inventors)
  • Vocation : Business : Entrepreneur (Westinghouse Electric Co. and 60 others)
  • Notable : Famous : Historic figure (Inventor)
  • Notable : Famous : Top 5% of Profession