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Frederick Winslow Taylor

Mechanical Engineer Frederick Winslow Taylor

Profession: Mechanical Engineer

United States of America

Why Famous: Father of the Scientific management & Efficiency Movement

Born: March 20, 1856
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Star Sign: Pisces

Died: March 21, 1915 (aged 58)
Cause of Death: Influenza

Married Life

  • 1884-05-03 Mechanical engineer Frederick Winslow Taylor (28) weds Louise M. Spooner

Historical Events

  • 1906-10-19 Frederick Winslow Taylor is awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Science by the University of Pennsylvania

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