John Wilkinson (February 11, 1868 - June 25, 1951) was born in Syracuse, New York. He invented the air-cooled motor which was used in the Franklin (automobile) produced by H. H. Franklin Manufacturing Company where he was chief engineer and designer from 1902 to 1924. He was a native of Syracuse and a member of an established, respected, wealthy family. His grandfather, John Wilkinson (1798–1862), was one of the original pioneers of Upstate, New York. As a young man, Wilkinson, Sr. was a city planner and named the newly incorporated village, Syracuse.

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  • John Wilkinson (February 11, 1868 - June 25, 1951) was born in Syracuse, New York. He invented the air-cooled motor which was used in the Franklin (automobile) produced by H. H. Franklin Manufacturing Company where he was chief engineer and designer from 1902 to 1924. He was a native of Syracuse and a member of an established, respected, wealthy family. His grandfather, John Wilkinson (1798–1862), was one of the original pioneers of Upstate, New York. As a young man, Wilkinson, Sr. was a city planner and named the newly incorporated village, Syracuse. (en)
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  • 1868-02-11 (xsd:date)
  • 1868-2-11
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  • 1951-06-25 (xsd:date)
  • 1951-6-25
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  • 1951-01-01 (xsd:date)
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  • John Wilkinson in 1947
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  • Helen Wilkinson Blagbrough , Anne Belden Wilkinson Sherry , John Belden Wilkinson
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  • Joshua Forman Wilkinson
  • Louisa B. Rayner
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  • Edith Belden
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  • John Wilkinson (February 11, 1868 - June 25, 1951) was born in Syracuse, New York. He invented the air-cooled motor which was used in the Franklin (automobile) produced by H. H. Franklin Manufacturing Company where he was chief engineer and designer from 1902 to 1924. He was a native of Syracuse and a member of an established, respected, wealthy family. His grandfather, John Wilkinson (1798–1862), was one of the original pioneers of Upstate, New York. As a young man, Wilkinson, Sr. was a city planner and named the newly incorporated village, Syracuse. (en)
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  • John Wilkinson (Franklin automobile) (en)
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