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Frank Bunker Gilbreth
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Frank Bunker Gilbreth
Born (1868-07-07)July 7, 1868
Died June 14, 1924(1924-06-14) (aged 55)
Known for time-motion study
Spouse(s) Lillian Moller Gilbreth (m. Oct. 19, 1904)
  • Anne Gilbreth Barney
  • Mary Gilbreth
  • Ernestine Gilbreth Carey
  • Martha Gilbreth Tallman
  • Frank Bunker Gilbreth Jr.
  • William Gilbreth
  • Lillian Gilbreth Johnson
  • Frederick Gilbreth
  • Daniel Gilbreth
  • John Gilbreth
  • Robert Moller Gilbreth
  • Jane Gilbreth Heppes

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.

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

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