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Alfred Hans Rzeppa, mechanical engineer
1885 Born in Austria
1917 Living in Detroit, Michigan
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
1965 Died in Columbus, North Carolina