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Alexanderson, Ernst Fredrik Werner

George H. Douglas.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Radio; Television. 1146 words.

Alexanderson, Ernst Fredrik Werner (25 January 1878–14 May 1975), engineer and radio and television pioneer, was born in Uppsala, Sweden, the son of Aron Martin Alexanderson, a professor,...

Armstrong, Edwin Howard

Elizabeth Noble Shor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Engineering and Technology; Radio. 1736 words.

Armstrong, Edwin Howard (18 December 1890–31 January 1954), electrical engineer and inventor, was born in New York City, the son of John Armstrong, a publisher, and Emily Smith, a teacher....

Berkner, Lloyd Viel

C. Stewart Gillmor.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Electrical Engineering; Radio. 1159 words.

Berkner, Lloyd Viel (01 February 1905–04 June 1967), engineer, was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the son of Henry Frank Berkner and Alma Julia Viel. Berkner and his two brothers were raised...

Bray, (William) John (1911–2004), telecommunications engineer

David Robertson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2009; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Communications Engineering and Telecommunications. 1693 words.

Bray, (William) John (1911–2004), telecommunications engineer, was born on 10 September 1911 at 198 Walmer Road, Kingston, Portsmouth, one of the two sons of William James Bray, an engine...

Crockett, James Underwood

Ann T. Keene.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; History of Science and Technology; Agriculture and Farming. 868 words.

Crockett, James Underwood (09 October 1915–11 July 1979), gardener and writer, was born in Haverhill, Massachusetts, the son of Earle Royce Crockett and Inez Underwood Crockett. After...

de Forest, Lee

Christopher H. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Radio. 2211 words.

de Forest, Lee (26 August 1873–30 June 1961), radio engineer and inventor, was born in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the son of Henry Swift de Forest, a Congregational minister, and Anna Margaret...

Fessenden, Reginald Aubrey

Daniel Martin Dumych.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Radio; Information and Communication Technologies. 1117 words.

Fessenden, Reginald Aubrey (06 October 1866–22 July 1932), inventor, was born in East Bolton, Quebec, Canada, the son of Elisha Joseph Fessenden, an Anglican clergyman, and Clementina...

Goldmark, Peter Carl

Charles W. Carey.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Radio; Music Business, Institutions, and Organizations. 1139 words.

Goldmark, Peter Carl (02 December 1906–07 December 1977), inventor, was born in Budapest, Hungary, the son of Alexander Goldmark, a hatmaker, and Emmy (maiden name unknown). In 1919...

Gould, Rupert Thomas (1890–1948), horologist and broadcaster

Jonathan Betts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1769 words.

Gould, Rupert Thomas (1890–1948), horologist and broadcaster, was born on 16 November 1890 at St Edward's Road, Southsea, Hampshire, the second son of William Monk Gould (d. 1923), composer...

Howard, George Anthony Geoffrey, Baron Howard of Henderskelfe (1920–1984), landowner and chairman of the BBC

Ian McIntyre.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; History; History of Agriculture; Agriculture and Farming. 1295 words.

Howard, George Anthony Geoffrey, Baron Howard of Henderskelfe (1920–1984), landowner and chairman of the BBC, was born on 22 May 1920 at 32 Chester Square, London, the second of three sons...

Jones, (David Brinley) Clay (1923–1996), horticulturist and broadcaster

Stefan Buczacki.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Agriculture and Farming. 1003 words.

Jones, (David Brinley) Clay (1923–1996), horticulturist and broadcaster, was born on 8 November 1923 at Glascoed, Napier Street, Cardigan, the elder child and only son of William Jones,...

Kent, Atwater

Christopher H. Sterling.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Engineering and Technology. 653 words.

Kent, Atwater (03 December 1873–04 March 1949), inventor and manufacturer, was born in Burlington, Vermont, the son of Prentiss J. Kent, a physician, and Mary Elizabeth Atwater. His first...

Lewis, Cecil Arthur (1898–1997), airman and radio and television broadcaster

James Owen.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Television; Radio; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1190 words.

Lewis, Cecil Arthur (1898–1997), airman and radio and television broadcaster, was born on 29 March 1898 at 11 Radnor Place, Birkenhead, Cheshire, the only child of Edward Williams Lewis,...

Marconi, Guglielmo (1874–1937), physicist and inventor of wireless transmission

Giorgio Dragoni.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Radio; Physics. 3229 words.

Marconi, Guglielmo (1874–1937), physicist and inventor of wireless transmission, was born on 25 April 1874 in Bologna, Italy, the son of Giuseppe Marconi (1826–1904), a local administrator...

Middleton, Cecil Henry (1886–1945), horticulturist and broadcaster

Jeff Walden.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Agriculture and Farming. 833 words.

Middleton, Cecil Henry (1886–1945), horticulturist and broadcaster, was born on 22 February 1886 in the Northamptonshire village of Weston by Weedon, the son of John Robert Middleton and...

Popeil, Samuel J.

Amy Adams.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Radio; Engineering and Technology; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1027 words.

Popeil, Samuel J. (22 January 1915–15 July 1984), inventor and manufacturer, was born in New York City, the son of a garment worker; his parents’ names are unknown. Little else is known...

Pye, Harold John (1901–1986)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Radio; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 4 words.

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Pye, William George (1869–1949), scientific instrument and radio manufacturer

Rowland F. Pocock.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Radio; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 822 words.

Pye, William George (1869–1949), scientific instrument and radio manufacturer, was born at Battersea, London, on 27 October 1869, the eldest son and the third of the eight children of...

Rogers, Will

Peter C. Rollins.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Radio; Literature; Humour; Journalism; Performing Arts; Theatre. 2200 words.

Rogers, Will (04 November 1879–15 August 1935), entertainer and social commentator, was born William Penn Adair Rogers near Oologah, Oklahoma, in what was then the Cooweescoowee District of...

Round, Henry Joseph (1881–1966), radio engineer and inventor

Peter Baker and Betty Hance.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Radio. 1157 words.

Round, Henry Joseph (1881–1966), radio engineer and inventor, was born on 2 June 1881 at Kingswinford, Staffordshire, the eldest child in the family of two sons and two daughters of Joseph...