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The First Lady of Gearing - September/October 1997

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The article "The First Lady of Gearing" appeared in the September/October 1997 issue of Gear Technology.

Summary
In 1877, Irish immigrant William Gleason, owner of a machine tool business in Rochester, NY, suffered a terrible blow. Gleason's son Tom died. The loss was not merely a personal one. Tom had been his father's assistant, and the senior Gleason had no one to fill the gap and help him carry on his business.

Keywords
Kate Gleason, Gleason, history

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