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John Nathaniel Harris

John Nathaniel Harris, American electronics engineer. Served with United States Army, 1941-1945, PTO.; Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), American Physical Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Harris, John Nathaniel was born on October 5, 1919 in Hinton, West Virginia, United States. Son of John William and Lula Pearl (Yantis) Harris.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, California Institute of Technology, 1948, Master of Science in Electrical Engineering, 1949, Master of Science in Physics, 1950. Staff physicist Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory, New Mexico, 1950-1952. Staff engineer Massachusetts Institute of Technology Lincoln Laboratory, Lexington, since 1952, member semiconductor electronics education committee Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1965-1967.

      Electronic system design engineer Kwajalein Missile Range, 1966-1971, 79-87, Haystack Radio Observatory, since 1987.

    Works

    • Author: (with others) Digital Transistor Circuits, 1966, Handbook of Basic Transistor Circuits and Measurements, 1966.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1941-1945, PTO. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (senior ), American Physical Society, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Naomi Angelo Firkins, September 30, 1944 (divorced 1967).; married Carole Ruth Marks, May 19, 1983. Children: Charles Robert, Gary Wade.
    • father: John William Harris
    • mother: Lula Pearl (Yantis) Harris
    • spouses: Naomi Angelo Firkins
    • Carole Ruth Marks
    • children: Charles Robert Harris
    • Gary Wade Harris
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