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Campbell, Donald Lewis

Born: 1904 AD
Died: 2002 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Engineers

1904 – Born on August 5th in Clinton, Iowa. Donald Campbell was one of four Exxon Research & Engineering Co. (ER&E) inventors who revolutionized the petroleum industry through fluid catalytic cracking, a process that greatly increases the yield of high-octane gasoline from crude oil.

         – He first attended Iowa State University, then MIT and the Harvard Business School.

1969 – He held 30 patents and was assistant to the vice president of New Areas of Research.

1999 – He was inducted in the Hall of Fame.

2002 – Died on September 14th.