George A. Stephen

Inventor

1922 – 1993

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Who was George A. Stephen?

George A. Stephen, Sr. was an American inventor, entrepreneur, and the founder of Weber-Stephen Products Co., the company best known for the manufacturing of charcoal and gas grills. Stephen is credited with the invention of the Weber Kettle grill by cutting a metal buoy in half and fashioning a dome shaped grill with a rounded lid, which he began selling in 1952.

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Born
1922
United States of America
Also known as
  • George Stephen
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Palatine
Died
Feb 11, 1993

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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