Carlyle Harmon

Businessperson, Inventor

1905 – 1997

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Who was Carlyle Harmon?

Frank Carlyle Harmon was a former head of fabrics research for Johnson and Johnson. He is best known for his patent, held jointly with Billy Gene Harper of Dow Chemical, that made the possible the production of modern "superabsorbent" disposable diapers.

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Born
Jan 17, 1905
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Stanford University
Employment
  • Brigham Young University
Died
Mar 25, 1997

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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