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William Dubilier

William Dubilier, American inventor, engineer. Decorated Order Academic Palms, 1949, Chevalier Legion of Honor, 1950; Gano Dunn Medal, Cooper Union, 1955.

Background

  • Dubilier, William was born on July 25, 1888 in New York, United States. Son of Abe and Anna Dubilier.

  • Education

    • Geo. DeWitt Clinton High School, Technology Institute, Cooper Institute, New York.

    Career

    • Inventor several systems of wireless telephony and telegraphy, also medical apparatus. Has obtained over 300 patents. Wireless telephone and telegraph apparatus used by United States, French, English and Russian goverments.

      Originated, developed and patented the mica condenser now universally used in all broadcasting stations and for high frequency equipment. Invented means for locating, obtaining speed and direction of submarines, used by France and England. Supplied first aeroplane wireless communication installations for United States Government, 1914-1915, pioneer X-ray equipment for dental surgery, 1910, chief electrician, Continental Wireless Telegraph & Telephone Сompany, 1908.

      President and technical director Commercial Wireless Telegraph & Telephone Сompany, Seattle, Washington, 1910. Organized Dubilier Condenser Limited company, London, 1910, Dubilier Electric County, New York, 1913, Dubilier Condenser Corporation, New York, 1916, Radio Patents Corporation, New York, 1917, Deutsche Dubilier Kondensator Gesellschaft, Berlin, 1922, Cornell-Dubilier Electric Corporation, 1933. At present officer or director in above orgns.

      Member board of directors Seagrave Corporation. Patents licensed to Radio Corporation of America, General Electric Company. Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, Canadian General Electric Company, General Electric Company, England, German General Electric Company (Hydra).

      Berlin, Siemens & Halske. A.G., Berlin, etc.

    Works

    • Co-author articles, books on wireless telegraphy, etc.

    Membership

    Member board of directors Seagrave Corporation. Patents licensed to Radio Corporation of America, General Electric Company. Westinghouse Electric and Manufacturing Company, Canadian General Electric Company, General Electric Company, England, German General Electric Company (Hydra).

    Berlin, Siemens & Halske. A.G., Berlin, etc.; Fellow American Institute of Elctrical Engineering, Institute Radio Engineers:.

    Connections

    • Married Florence Don.
    • father: Abe Dubilier
    • mother: Anna Dubilier
    • spouse: Florence Don.
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    Born July 25, 1888
    Died July, 1969
    (aged 80)
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