Show Summary Details

Page of

Printed from American National Biography. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a single article for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy and Legal Notice).

date: 12 May 2021

Waller, Fredericlocked

(10 March 1886–18 May 1954)
  • Timothy Shary

Extract

Waller, Frederic (10 March 1886–18 May 1954), inventor and motion picture technician, was born in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Frederic Waller, a commercial photographer, and Katherine Stearns. Waller was educated at the Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute, which he left at age fourteen when he began working in his father’s photographic studio. In 1905 he married Irene Seymour, with whom he had two children; the marriage ended in divorce in 1919. In 1920 Waller married Grace Fortescue Hubbard; the childless marriage ended with her death in 1941. His third wife, Doris Barber Caron, whom he married in 1942, outlived him; they also had no children....

You do not currently have access to this article

Login

Please login to access the full content.

Subscribe

Access to the full content requires a subscription