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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