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R g letourneau (1888-1969) prolific entrepreneur and inventor (nearly 300 patents) of earth moving machinery letourneau machines supplied 70 percent of.
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The fascinating life and times of rg letourneau, 6th grade dropout, founder of letourneau university and owner of over 300 us patents. Robert gilmore letourneau (1888-1969) rose to eminence in the competitive world of manufacturing and construction although his competitors thought him insane. Some people recognize the name of r g letourneau because his earth-moving machines were used extensively in world war ii and also helped to create much of our. Robert gilmour letourneau (november 30, 1888 – june 1, 1969), was born in richford, vermont, and was a prolific inventor of earthmoving machinery. Robert g letourneau was born on november 30 in 1929, he officially formed his company rg letourneau inc and introduced his cable-controlled scraper. Neg no l14798, l11496, l14804,l14805,l15781,l14165, l14011 date: 1956-09-01, 1958-07 subject: r g letourneau, inc transporter description: photo of transporter ser t laying pipe and.