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Raymond Alphonsus Heising

Raymond Alphonsus Heising, American consultant engineer, patent agent. Awarded Modern Pioneer award, N.A.M., 1940, Armstrong medal, Radio Club American, 1953. Fellow Institute of Radio Engineers (past president, Morris Liebmann Memorial Prize, 1921, Founder’s medal 1957), American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society, American Institute of Elctrical Engineering.

Background

  • Heising, Raymond Alphonsus was born on August 10, 1888 in Albert Lea, Minnesota, United States. Son of Charles and Anna A. (Fitzgerald) Heising.

  • Education

    • Electrical Engineer, University North Dakota, 1912. Master of Sciences, University Wisconsin, 1914. Doctor of Science, 1947.

    Career

    • Engineer radio research engineer Western Electric Company Inc., New York, 1914-1925. Radio research engineer Bell Telephone Laboratory Inc., 1925-1944, patent engineer, 1945-1953, retired. Construction engineering, patent agent, since 1953.

      Developed radio telephone transmitters for naval ships and army airplanes, World War, 1917-1918. Aided in development trans-Atlantic long wave telephone circuit, 1922-1929, short wave transoceanic circuits, 1925-1929, ship-shore telephone circuit, 1929.

    Works

    • Author: Quartz Crystals for Elec. Circuits, 1946. Contributor articles to engineering societies Over 100 United States patents.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Catholic

    Membership

    Fellow Institute of Radio Engineers (past president, Morris Liebmann Memorial Prize, 1921, Founder’s medal 1957), American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Physical Society, American Institute of Elctrical Engineering.

    Connections

    • Married Teresa A. Coneys, November 25, 1920. Children: William P., Charles R., Mary Ellen.
    • father: Charles Heising
    • mother: Anna A. (Fitzgerald) Heising
    • spouse: Teresa A. Coneys
    • children: William P. Heising
    • Charles R. Heising
    • Mary Ellen Heising
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    Died January 16, 1965
    (aged 76)
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