John J. Mooney

chemical engineer and inventor

John Joseph Mooney (April 6, 1930 – June 16, 2020) was an American chemical engineer. He was co-inventor of the three-way catalytic converter. His invention helped reduce pollution from motor vehicles since their introduction in the mid-1970s. Mooney was born in Paterson, New Jersey.

Mooney died from stroke-related problems on June 16, 2020 in Wyckoff, New Jersey at the age of 90.[1][2]

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  1. Roberts, Sam (June 25, 2020). "John J. Mooney, an Inventor of the Catalytic Converter, Dies at 90". The New York Times. Retrieved June 25, 2020.
  2. "John Mooney". Retrieved 21 June 2020.