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Leonard Richard Kahn

Leonard Richard Kahn, American communications and electronics company executive. Registered professional engineer, New York. Second lieutenant United States Army. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Regional Wheeler award), Radio Club American (Armstrong medal 1980), Council for Comeptitive Economy (board directors), Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Kahn, Leonard Richard was born on June 16, 1926 in New York City. Son of Robert and Hattie (Grossman) Kahn.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Electrical Engineering, Polytechnic University, Brooklyn. Student, Syracuse University.

    Career

    • Research engineer Radio Corporation of America Communications, New York City, 1947-1950, Crosby Laboratories, Syosset, New York, 1950-1952. President Kahn Research Laboratories, Garden City, 1957-1974, Kahn Communications, Inc., Westbury, since 1974. Adjunct professor electrical engineering Polytechnic University.

      Patent agent; consultant Willys Motors, Grumman Aircraft & Electronics, Fairchild, Federal Aviation Administration, United States Information Agency.

    Major achievements

    • Registered professional engineer, New York.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals Holder 80 United States patents, also foreign patents.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Second lieutenant United States Army. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Regional Wheeler award), Radio Club American (Armstrong medal 1980), Council for Comeptitive Economy (board directors), Tau Beta Pi, Eta Kappa Nu, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Ruth M. Repetti, January 26, 1963.
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    Born June 16, 1926
    • 1947 - 1950
      Research engineer, Radio Corporation of America Communications
    • 1950 - 1952
      Research engineer, Radio Corporation of America Communications
      Syosset, New York, United States
    • 1957 - 1974
      president, Kahn Research Laboratories
      Garden City, New York, United States
    • 1974
      president, Kahn Research Laboratories
      Westbury, New York, United States