Mees, Charles Edward Kenneth

Mees, Charles Edward Kenneth

(1882–1960) scientist, research administrator; born in Wellingborough, England. In 1913 Kodak brought Mees to America to head their research laboratory where he developed new products with a staff that grew from 20 to 1,000 (1913–53).
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.