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Mitchell Abraham Harb

Mitchell Abraham Harb, American inventor, craftsman, mechanic. Recipient Presidential Sports award (Rifle), 1977; nominated to National Inventors Hall of Fame, 1979. Served with United States Army, 1942-1944, United States Air Force, 1944-1945.; Member National Rifle Association (life), High Rock Lake Association Democrat.; Club: Eagle Coin (charter). Inventor daul tire cutting machine.

Background

  • Harb, Mitchell Abraham was born on October 15, 1919 in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States. Son of Fareed J. and Catherine Mae Hannah Harb.

  • Education

    • Student University Wisconsin, 1942-1945.

    Career

    • Proprietor, owner Harb Tire Service, manager Foundry, Lexington, North Carolina, since 1949. Patent consultant, since 1957. Instructor National Rifle Association, since 1957.

      Designer patterns and molds for plaques and medals, since 1949. Created a Silver Jubilee medallion for Queen of England, 1977. Miniature models of America ships and cannons represented in permanent display at Mariners Museum Monitor and Merrimac, Beauford, North Carolina, various Davidson County libraries and state museum.

      Created baby gorilla for North Carolina Zoological Park, Ashboro. Created world's largest scales of justice, Salisbury, North Carolina (Guinness Book of World Records). Created cast bronze plaque recognizing Lexington as Barbecue Capital of North Carolina, placed on site of 1st barbecue tent in city.

    Politics

    A believer should support social climates, in which human communities are maintained and strengthened for the sake of all persons and their growth.

    Religion

    Any individual, child, or otherwise cannot be baptized until they come to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ—then, and only then, would a person be baptized.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    All persons, regardless of age, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation, are entitled to have their human and civil rights ensured and to be protected against violence.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1942-1944, United States Air Force, 1944-1945. Member National Rifle Association (life), High Rock Lake Association Democrat. Club: Eagle Coin (charter).

    Inventor daul tire cutting machine.

    Connections

    • Married Marilee Cruse, October 25, 1941. Children– Mitchell Joseph, Marille Priscilla.
    • father: Fareed J.
    • mother: Catherine Mae Hannah Harb
    • spouse: Marilee Cruse
    • children: Mitchell Joseph Harb
    • Marille Priscilla Harb
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