Charles F. Kettering

Charles F. Kettering bio

Birth Name: Charles F. Kettering

Occupation: Entrepreneur

Place Of Birth: OH

Date Of Birth: August 29, 1876

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Charles F. Kettering was born on the 29th of August, 1876. He was best known for being a Entrepreneur. Founder of the Delco automotive electronics company and the head of research at General Motors. He gave cars the first electrical starter and leaded gas.

Charles F. Kettering was born in OH. He graduated from The Ohio State University in 1904, and he joined the National Cash Register Company, supervising the development of the electrically operated cash register. He worked at DuPont Chemical Company to create freon gas for refrigeration, an electrical generator, and the first aerial torpedo, the precursor to guided missiles.

Charles F. Kettering was a Virgo and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Charles F. Kettering was born in 1870s.

Charles F. Kettering is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Charles F. Kettering’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Charles F. Kettering’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, Charles F. Kettering kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

Charles F. Kettering was born in the Year of the Rat.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Charles F. Kettering
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Charles F. Kettering was a Virgo. People of this zodiac sign like animals, healthy food, nature, cleanliness, and dislike rudeness and asking for help. The strengths of this sign are being loyal, analytical, kind, hardworking, practical, while weaknesses can be shyness, overly critical of self and others, all work and no play. The greatest overall compatibility with Virgo is Pisces and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Charles F. Kettering was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are clever and charming. They're curious, but sometimes too motivated by money.

Ruling Planet: Charles F. Kettering had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

Charles F. Kettering’s birth sign is Virgo and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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