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Martin Henry Benedek

Martin Henry Benedek, industrialist.


  • Benedek, Martin Henry was born on February 15, 1904 in Budapest, Hungary. Son of Adolph and Julie (Roth) Benedek.

  • Education

    • Brought to the United States, 1908, naturalized, 1916. Student public schools New York City.


    • Pioneer in development components electronic industry. With General Instrument Corporation, from 1955, Chairman of the Board, chief Executive officer, 1955-1968, chairman finance committee, director, 1968-1978. Founder Albert Einstein College Medicine.

      President of the board Benedek Foundation, Inc. Home: Palm Beach, Fla.


    • Married Leonore Friedman, January 19, 1935. Children: Warren Donald, A. Richard, Barry Paul.
    • father: Adolph Benedek
    • mother: Julie (Roth) Benedek
    • spouse: Leonore Friedman
    • children: Warren Donald Benedek
    • A. Richard Benedek
    • Barry Paul Benedek
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    Born February 15, 1904
    Died March 26, 1978
    (aged 74)