Frank Bunker Gilbreth

American industrial engineer

Frank Bunker Gilbreth (July 7, 1868 – June 14, 1924) was an American engineer, consultant, and author. He was known as an early supporter of scientific management and time and motion study. He is best known as the father and main figure of Cheaper by the Dozen.

Frank Bunker Gilbreth
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Frank Bunker Gilbreth
Born(1868-07-07)July 7, 1868
DiedJune 14, 1924(1924-06-14) (aged 55)
Occupation
Known fortime-motion study
Spouse(s)Lillian Moller Gilbreth (m. Oct. 19, 1904)
Children

Both he and his wife Lillian Moller Gilbreth were industrial engineers. They were key figures to the study of industrial engineering.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Lancaster, Jane (2004). Making Time: Lillian Moller Gilbreth, a Life Beyond "Cheaper by the Dozen". Northeastern University Press. ISBN 978-1-55553-612-1.