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Gouverneur Kemble, 1786-1875

Nationality: American
Date of Birth: 1786
Place of Birth: New York, NY
Date of Death: 1875
Place of Death: New York, NY

Identity:

He was the son of Peter Kemple and Gertrude Gouverneur.

Life:

He was the owner of a factory known as West Point Foundry Assn., and he produced the first effective cannon ever cast in the US. He received special patronage from the US government.

Bibliography:

Biographical Directory of the American Congress, 1774-1949, p. 1400; Who Was Who in America. Historical Volume, 1607-1896, Chicago, 1963, p. 290.