Frederick McKinley Jones

Name: Frederick McKinley Jones

STEM Career: Inventor, Electrical Engineer

Significant Contribution/s: Invented the first automatic refrigeration system for truck (transporting food that would spoil if not refrigerated).

Birth: May 17, 1893

Death: February 21, 1961

Learn more:

http://www.blackpast.org/aah/jones-frederick-mckinley-1893-1961

http://www.black-inventor.com/Frederick-McKinley-Jones.asp

http://www.minnesotahistorycenter.org/plan-visit/history-players/frederick-mckinley-jones-bio

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