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Elmer Keith – Born

March 8, 2021

Elmer Keith – Born

Elmer Keith
– March 8, 1899 – February 14, 1984 (85)
– During World War II, was an inspector at the Ogden, Utah Arsenal
– Rifles that he inspected are cartouche stamped with the initials “OGEK” in a rectangular box

Creator of the:

  • 1935 – .357 Magnum cartridge
  • 1956 – .44 Magnum cartridge
  • 1963 – .41 Magnum cartridge

1956 – Ruger Model 29 .44 Magnum single action Blackhawk revolver

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