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Taylor, Frederick Winslow

Born: 1856 AD
Died: 1915 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Scientist

1856 – Born on the 20th of March in Philadelphia, Pa., U.S.

1872 – He entered Phillips Exeter Academy in New Hampshire, where he led his class scholastically.

1875 – He was apprenticed to learn the trades of patternmaker and machinist at the Enterprise Hydraulic Works in Philadelphia.

1881 – He introduced time study at the Midvale plant.

1883 – Taylor earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Stevens Institute of Technology.

1890 – Resign his post at Midvale and to become general manager of the Manufacturing Investment Company.

1894 – Notes on Belting.

1895 – A Piece-rate System.

1903 – Shop Management.

1904 – With his wife and three adopted children, Taylor lived in Philadelphia.

1906 – The American Society of Mechanical Engineers elected him president, the same year that he was awarded an honorary doctor of science degree by the University of Pennsylvania.

         – On the Art of Cutting Metals.

1911 – He Principles of Scientific Management was published commercially.

1915 – Died on the 21st of March in Philadelphia.