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  • "Birmingham Man Wins Recognition in Trade Paper: Chemical Engineer Praised for Work in Field of Ice Refrigeration" Birmingham News 5 Nov 1936:
  • b. 1799 - Temple, NH; d. 1873 - AL
  • "Daniel Pratt Honored by Descendant Here" Birmingham News 14 Dec 1949: 35.
  • b. 18 May 1858 - Hardin Co., TN; d. 9 December 1927 - Madison Co., AL
  • b. 17 April 1892 - AL ; d. 16 Jun 1956
  • "Farm Boy's Brief 1908 Flight May Have Been First in State" Birmingham News 14 Dec 2003: 25-A.
  • b. 24 September 1864 - Six Mile Ferry, PA; d. 15 August 1953 - Birmingham, AL; buried: Elmwood Cemetery (Birmingham, AL)
  • "Birmingham Industrial Leaders Win Meritorious Awards for Their Work: Ramsay and Hassler given Recognition as Engineers and Inventors" Birmingham News 10 Feb 1937: 2.
  • "Erskine Ramsay Gives Away More Than $1,000,000 During Lifetime" Birmingham News 23 Sept 1948: 1, 4.
  • "Erskine Ramsay Gives Sixth Avenue Presbyterian Stained-Glass Window" Birmingham News 28 Nov 1948: D-48.
  • "Citizens Express Tributes to Late Erskine Ramsay" Birmingham News 17 Aug 1953: 18.
  • "Erskine Ramsay Estate Totaled Over $4 Million" Birmingham News 9 Aug 1957: 1.
  • "Erskine Ramsay, Famed Philanthropist, is Dead" Birmingham News 16 Aug 1953: 1, 2.
  • "Erskine Ramsay Found Happiness in Giving" Birmingham News 18 Aug 1953: 25.
  • "Erskine Ramsay, Inventor, 88, Dies: Alabama Industrialist and Philanthropist Patented 40 Coal Mining Devices" New York Times 17 Aug 1953.
  • "Erskine Ramsay Stands at Threshold of 80, Still Filled with Zest of Life" Birmingham Post 23 Sept. 1944: 1, 5.
  • "Home State to Honor Erskine Ramsay" Birmingham News 17 July 1950: A-2.
  • "Labor Saving Device for Mining Coal is Expected to Revolutionize Industry: Erskine Ramsay who has Many Industrial Innovations to his Credit, Produces Machine which will Have Seams at Great Savings to Owners" Birmingham Post 27 Sept 1935: 1.
  • "Legislature Adopts Eulogy for Late Erskine Ramsay" Birmingham News 19 Aug 1953: 15.
  • "Local Industrialist is Awarded Medal as Mining Leader" Birmingham Age-Herald 17 Oct 1936: 18.
  • Price, Bem. "Erskine Ramsay City Developer: Inventions Play Large Part in Success in Industry Here" Birmingham Age-Herald 15 or 16 Feb 1940.
  • "Rites Held for Erskine Ramsay, Beloved Alabama Industrialist" Birmingham News 17 Aug 1953: 18.
  • "Scotch Firm Uses Coal Invention of Erskine Ramsay" Birmingham News 24 Nov 1935.
  • b. 11 Jun 1816 - Huntsville, AL; d. 20 Jan 1900 - Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Melton, Jack W., Jr. "Dr. John Branan Read: Projectile Inventor" North South Trader's Civil War (March-April 1996): 52-54.
  • Owen, Thomas McAdory. History of Alabama and Dictionary of Alabama Biography. Vol. 4. Spartanburg, SC: The Reprint Co., 1978: 1419.
  • b. 23 July 1892 - Sturgeon, PA; d. 26 Dec 1964 - Jefferson Co., AL; buried: Oakland cemetery (Jefferson Co., AL)
  • "Joseph A. Rice" (obituary) Birmingham News 29 Dec 1964: 5.
  • b. July 1863 - Hampshire, England; d. April 1946 - Birmingham, AL; buried: Elmwood Cemetery (Birmingham, AL)
  • "Herbert C. Ryding Succumbs at Home on Rhodes Circle" Birmingham News 12 Apr 1946: 9
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