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David Lawrence Jaffe

David Lawrence Jaffe, American educator. Member engineering council Columbia; member industry advisory council Department Defense Board of directors Armstrong Memorial Foundation; Fellow Radio; member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Jaffe, David Lawrence was born on July 6, 1913 in Brooklyn. Son of Harry and Dora (Botwinick) Jaffe.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Engineering, College City New York, 1935. Master of Science in Elec. Engineering, Columbia, 1936, Doctor of Philosophy.

      (S.W. Bridgham fellow 1937-1939), 1940.

    Career

    • Assistant electrical engineering College City New York, 1935-1937. Research problems frequency modulation Columbia, 1937-1939. With Columbia Broadcasting System, 1939-1942, supervisor maintenance video facilities Grand Central Terminal, 1940-1942.

      With Raytheon Manufacturing Corporation, 1942-1944. Chief research engineer Templetone Radio Corporation, New London, Connecticut, 1944-1945. Co-founder Polarad electronics corporation, Long Island City, 1945, president, Chairman of the Board 1950-1969.

      Consultant electronics industry, 1969-1971. Deputy director National Maritime Research Center, Office Research and Development, Maritime Administration, unites states department Commerce, Kings Point, New York, 1971-1973. Adjunct Professor electrical engineering Florida Atlantic U., Boca Raton, 1973-1975.

    Membership

    Member engineering council Columbia. Member industry advisory council Department Defense Board of directors Armstrong Memorial Foundation. Fellow Radio; member Society Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, Sigma Xi.

    Clubs: Columbia (New York City).

    Connections

    • Married Sylvia Ann Finkelstein, August 25, 1940. Children: Robert Franklin, Peter Allen, Gilbert Roy, Donald Benton.
    • father: Harry Jaffe
    • mother: Dora (Botwinick) Jaffe
    • spouse: Sylvia Ann Finkelstein
    • children: Robert Franklin Jaffe
    • Peter Allen Jaffe
    • Gilbert Roy Jaffe
    • Donald Benton Jaffe
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    Born July 6, 1913
    Died December 29, 1975
    (aged 62)
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