Charles Martin Hall

Chemist, Inventor

1863 – 1914

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Who was Charles Martin Hall?

Charles Martin Hall was an American inventor, businessman, and chemist. He is best known for his invention in 1886 of an inexpensive method for producing aluminium, which became the first metal to attain widespread use since the prehistoric discovery of iron. He is also notable as the founder of ALCOA.

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Born
Dec 6, 1863
Thompson Township
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Oberlin College
  • University of G├Âttingen
Died
Dec 27, 1914
Daytona Beach

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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