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Charles J. Plank

Born: 1915
Birthplace: Calcutta, India

Catalytic cracking of hydrocarbons with a crystalline zeolite catalyst composite—Plank and Rosinski developed the first commercially useful zeolite catalyst introduced in the petroleum industry for catalytic cracking. (1979)

Died: 1989

Gregory Pincus The National Inventors Hall of Fame Roy J. Plunkett