Ingels, Margaret (1892-1971)

Section C, Lot 23  
A native of Paris, Kentucky, Margaret Ingels was the first American woman to receive a degree in mechanical engineering. She earned her bachelor's degree in engineering in 1916 and a master's in 1920 from the University of Kentucky. A specialist in air conditioning, she worked in the field for thirty-two years, retiring from the Carrier Corporation in 1952.  
 

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