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Ruben Flores 2 nd period Inventors Project. Willis Havilland Carrier was born in Angola, New York on November 26, 1876.

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1 Ruben Flores 2 nd period Inventors Project

2 Willis Havilland Carrier was born in Angola, New York on November 26, 1876

3 In 1901 Willis Havilland Carrier graduated from Cornell University with a masters degree in Engineering

4 Only one year after Willis Carrier graduated the first AC unit was working

5 In 1906 the apparatus for treating air patent was granted to Carrier

6 In 1915, Carrier formed the Carrier Engineering Corporation

7 In 1921 Carrier patented the centrifugal refrigeration machine which was the first good method to cool large areas

8 In 1928, Willis Carrier developed the first air conditioner for homes

9 During the Great Depression the air conditioner for personal use sales dropped drastically

10 In 1935, Carrier received an honorary Doctor of Engineering degree from Lehigh University AQPh4Ao-YaKXJ_nqXpt8Og:kobiecomplete.com/wp- content/uploads/2012/06/Willis_Carrier_1915_father-of-cool-sm.jpg

11 In 1942, received honorary Doctor of letters degree from Alfred University QC4bhYp0G41fzh_xjIBNdCj:www.achrnews.com/ext/resources/2012/ /IB- WHCarrier.jpg

12 After the Great Depression the popularity of personal air conditioning didnt have time to increase because of World War II FctYAuY2gonczusbI7Q:air-conditioners-and-heaters.com/images/willis_carrier.jpg

13 Willis Haviland Carrier died on October 9, 1950 at the age of 73 in New York, New York o6QBCdeW4ywxFjUvOLMnlzLaOm5g:www.twistedhistory.com/image/willis_ carrier.jpg

14 In 1985, Carrier was inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame In 2008, Carrier was inducted into the Buffalo Science Museum Hall of Fame

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