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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.

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.

Kate Gleason, Gleason, history

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