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Alfred Hans Rzeppa

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Alfred Hans Rzeppa, mechanical engineer

1885 Born in Austria

1917 Living in Detroit, Michigan[1]

1927 First of his patents, this for a universal joint; he was living in Detroit, Michigan

c.1931 visited UK

1936 Proposed an improved design for constant-velocity joints.

c.1937 visited UK

1942 Living in Grosse Pointe, Michigan[2]

1965 Died in Columbus, North Carolina

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  1. Draft registration
  2. Draft registration