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Industrailist Henry Kaiser and Roosevelt at shipyard
Henry J. Kaiser (2nd from left), who became a legend in industry before his death in 1967, was born 100 years ago on May 9, 1882. An exhibit called “A Man of Vision”, featuring photographs and memorabilia of his career, is on display at the Kaiser Center here in Oakland, California, in celebration of the centennial of his birth. In this photo, Kaiser is shown with President Franklin D. Roosevelt, when the latter visited a Kaiser shipyard in Portland, Oregon on September 9, 1942. At left is Oregon governor Charles Sprague and standing behind the car is Edgar Kaiser. Kaiser built 27 percent of all U.S. vessels built during World War II. (UPI Photo/File Photo)
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Henry Kaiser (born 19 September 1952, Oakland, California) is an American guitarist and composer.

Recording and performing prolifically in many styles of music, Kaiser is a fixture on the San Francisco Bay Area music scene. He is considered a member of the "first generation" of American free improvisers.

His grandfather was the industrialist Henry J. Kaiser. In 1978, Kaiser founded the Metalanguage Records label with Larry Ochs (Rova Saxophone Quartet) and Greg Goodman.

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