Willis Carrier

Father of Air Conditioning
Birth Name:
Willis Haviland Carrier
Birth Date:
November 26, 1876
Birth Place:
Angola, New York
Death Date:
October 7, 1950
Place of Death:
New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, New York, New York
Cause of Death:
Heart disease
Cemetery Name:
Forest Lawn Cemetery
Claim to Fame:
Business and Finance
As the father of modern refrigeration and air conditioning, Willis Carrier was the founder and chief executive officer of the giant Carrier Corporation and received more than 80 patents over 50 years in the field of air conditioning.

Cemetery Information:

Final Resting Place:

Forest Lawn Cemetery

1990 Main Road

Buffalo, New York, 14208


North America


Map of Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Buffalo, New York
Map of Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in Buffalo, New York

Grave Location:

Section 15, Lot 76, Grave 3

Grave Location Description

As you enter the cemetery through the main gates park at the intersection of Sections 14, 15 and 16 and walk over to the pond in Section 15.

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