Publication: The New York Times
New York, NY, United States
FRED M. LOCKE DIES.
Inventor of the Porcelain Insulator and Oven Glass.
VICTOR, N. Y., April 16. -- Fred M. Locke, inventor of the porcelain insulator and oven glass, died here yesterday. He was 69 years old.
Mr. Locke retired from business in 1904, devoting all his time to laboratory work and leaving the management of the Victor plant here, one of the largest insulator plants in the world, to a son, Fred J. Locke, who died on March 7. Four sons survive, one of whom is Morton F. Locke of Dobbs Ferry, N. Y.
|Date completed:||January 27, 2014 by: Elton Gish;|