The inventor Charles Martin died at the age of 51. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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American inventor and chemist who developed an inexpensive way to make aluminum. His work brought the metal into widespread commercial use, the first since the prehistoric discovery of iron.
He met his future wife at the Oberlin Theological Seminary, where he was studying; their first five children were born in Jamaica, where he was a missionary.